Brachypodium distachyon (L.) P.Beauv.
  • Ess. Agrostogr.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Brachypodium distachyon (L.) P.Beauv. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000854379. Accessed on: 06 Jun 2020'

General Information

Annual. Culms tufted, usually ascending, infrequently erect, up to 15(–40) cm tall. Leaf sheaths loosely to densely pilose; leaf blades lanceolate, flat, rather stiff, glaucous, 1–12 cm, 3–4 mm wide, loosely pilose, margins scabrous-pectinate, apex acuminate; ligule ca. 1 mm. Raceme 2–4 cm, spikelets 1–3 crowded at apex of peduncle. Spikelets 2–3 cm, laterally compressed, florets 10–16; glumes pilose or glabrous, apex acute, lower glume lanceolate, 5–6 mm, 5-veined, upper glume lanceolate-oblong, 7–8 mm, 7-veined; lemmas 7.5–10 mm, glabrous, thinly setose or pubescent; awn 7–15 mm. Anthers 0.5–1 mm.

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    Morphology

    Annual to 45 cm. Leaves linear. Spikelets sessile, 2-6 in distichous racemes, lemma awn 10-25 mm long.

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    Habitat

    Disturbed areas.

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    Distribution

    Mediterranean weed.

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    Synonyms

      Bibliography

     Information From

    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Poaceae
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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