Ischaemum aristatum L.
  • Sp. Pl.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ischaemum aristatum L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 26 Oct 2020'

General Information

Perennial. Culms loosely tufted, erect or geniculately ascending, 40–80 cm tall, simple or branching, nodes glabrous. Leaf sheaths glabrous or pilose; leaf blades linear-lanceolate, 5–25 × 0.4–1 cm, glabrous or thinly pilose, margins smooth becoming scabrid toward apex, base attenuate or contracted, apex acuminate; ligule 2–3 mm. Racemes terminal, paired, appressed back to back, 4–7 cm; rachis internodes clavate, triquetrous, scabrid or ciliate along outer angle, inner angles glabrous or shortly ciliate. Sessile spikelet oblanceolate to obovate, 5.5–8 × 2–2.3 mm; lower glume leathery with rounded flanks below middle, herbaceous, broader and 2-keeled above, 5–7-veined, keels narrowly to broadly winged, wing margin scabrid; upper lemma awnless or shortly awned; awn well developed or imperfect, up to 1.2 cm. Pedicelled spikelet dorsally compressed, resembling sessile, asymmetrical, 2-keeled, keels winged, one wing incurled. Fl. and fr. Jul–Oct. 2n = 56, 72.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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