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Setaria forbesiana (Nees ex Steud.) Hook. fil.

Description

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Perennial from a knotty rootstock. Culms rigid, erect or geniculate, 60–170 cm tall, 2–4 mm in diam., glabrous. Leaf sheaths glabrous, margins densely ciliate with silky hairs; leaf blades broadly linear or linear-lanceolate, 10–40 × 0.4–2 cm, glabrous, base subrounded or cuneate, apex acuminate; ligule ca. 3 mm. Panicle open, linear to narrowly pyramidal, 10–40 cm, erect or slightly nodding, branches spaced, ascending, lowest 0.5–2 cm, spikelets subtended by a single bristle; axis scabrous to hispid; bristles 3–4 times spikelet length, stout, stiff green or purple. Spikelets elliptic or ovate, 2.8–3.2 mm, strongly veined; lower glume broadly ovate, 1/3–1/2 as long as spikelet, acute; upper glume 2/3–3/4 as long as spikelet, (5–)7–9-veined; lower floret staminate, as long as upper floret; lower palea well developed; upper lemma finely punctate-rugose. Fl. and fr. Jul–Oct.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 22: 531, 533 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Distribution

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Nepal, India, Burma to China.
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal Vol. 0 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal @ eFloras.org
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K.K. Shrestha, J.R. Press and D.A. Sutton
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Distribution

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Anhui, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Bhutan, N India, Myanmar, Nepal].
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 22: 531, 533 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
editor
Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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eFloras.org
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Elevation Range

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1400-2000 m
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal Vol. 0 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal @ eFloras.org
author
K.K. Shrestha, J.R. Press and D.A. Sutton
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Habitat

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Mountain slopes, valleys, roadsides, streams; 300–2000 m.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 22: 531, 533 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
source
Flora of China @ eFloras.org
editor
Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
project
eFloras.org
original
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eFloras