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Tall, rhizomatous, perennial reeds. Leaves cauline: ligule membranous with minutely ciliate margin. Panicle large, plumose Spikelets with the lowermost floret bisexual; glumes as long as spikelet, 3-5-nerved, lemmas plumose below middle, membranous, 3-7-nerved; apex entire or 2-dentate with a small straight awn.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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