Festuca mekiste Clayton
  • Kew Bull.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Festuca mekiste Clayton. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000871024. Accessed on: 14 Jul 2020'

Morphology

Perennial 0·6–2 m. high.

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    Spikelets 3–5-flowered, linear-oblong, 10–12 mm. long, green or purplish; lower glume 4–5.5 mm. long, the upper 5–7 mm. long; lemmas ovate-elliptic, the lower 6–8 mm. long, scabrid, awned from ± 1 mm. below the acutely bidentate hyaline tip; awn 9–15 mm. long; palea exceeding the lemma, the keels scaberulous; ovary glabrous; anthers 2–4 mm. long.

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    Panicle narrowly ovate, 20–30 cm. long, the primary branches flexuous, spreading, with the spikelets clustered towards their tips.

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    Leaf-blades 25–40 cm. long and 7–17 mm. wide, flat, coarse, without auricles; leaf-sheaths glabrous.

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    Loosely tufted perennial, with slender rhizomes; culms 1–2 m. high, robust, the nodes dark purple.

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      Bibliography

     Information From

    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FWTA
    https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
    • B The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    Poaceae
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).