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Pakistan | Family List | Poaceae | Stipagrostis

Stipagrostis paradisea (Edgew.) De Winter in Kirkia. 3:135. 1963. Bor in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 70:373. 1970.

  • Aristida caloptila (Jaub. & Spach) Boiss.
  • Aristida paradisea Edgew.
  • Arthratherum caloptilum Jaub. & Spach

    Caespitose perennial, up to 45 cm high. Leaf-blades filiform, rolled, 3-20 cm long, smooth, pungent, curved or flexuous. Panicle 10-15 cm long, contracted. Spikelets pallid; glumes glabrous, unequal, the lower 16-19 mm long, the upper 13-16 mm long; lemma 3-4 mm long, smooth, gradually passing into the awn; callus 0.5-0.75 mm long, acute; bearded, the hairs increasing in length upward; column of awn 12-16 mm long, glabrous; central branch of the awn 4.5-7 cm long, plumose throughout but with an excurrent naked tip; lateral branches glabrous, up to 30 mm long.

    Type: South Yemen, Edgeworth (K).

    Distribution: Pakistan (Baluchistan); Somalia, Arabia and the Middle East from Iran to Baluchistan.


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