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Pakistan | Family List | Poaceae | Puccinellia

Puccinellia thomsonii (Stapf) R.R. Stewart in Brittonia. 5:418. 1945. Bor, Grasses Burma Ceyl. Ind. Pak. 563. 1960; Bor in Rech.f., Fl. Iran. 70:67. 1970.

  • Atropis thomsonii (Stapf) Pamp.
  • Glyceria thomsonii Stapf

    Tufted perennial; culms 20-55 cm high, erect or geniculately ascending. Leaf-blades flat, folded or convolute, 6-12 cm long, 1-3.5 mm wide, glaucous, scaberulous above. Panicle contracted or spreading, 7-19 cm long, the branches ascending, bare in the lower part, scabrid. Spikelets 6-9 mm long, 3-5-flowered, variegated or deeply suffused with purple; glumes oblong or elliptic-oblong, acute, the lower 1.5-25 mm long, 1-nerved, the upper 2-3.2 mm long, 3-nerved; lemmas 3.5-4.5 mm long, elliptic, acute, glabrous, the mid-nerve reaching the tip; palea keels smooth below, scabrid above; anthers 2-3 mm long.

    Type: Kashmir, Thomson (K).

    Distribution: Kashmir, endemic.

    Known only from 3 specimens collected at Puga at above 5170 m.


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