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Perennial. Inflorescence a contracted panicle, lobed, 1-sided, the spikelets grouped in compact fascicles at the ends of the main branches. Spikelets 2-5-flowered, laterally flattened. Glumes keeled. Lemmas 5-nerved, keeled, spiny-ciliate on the keel, entire or 2-dentate, mucronate or with a short awn.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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