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Perennials. Inflorescence a spike-like panicle with sterile spikelets at the base. Spikelets falling entire, strongly laterally flattened, 2-4(-5)-flowered; lower floret fertile, upper male or barren. Glumes subequal, 1-nerved; lemmas 5-7-nerved in the upper part, 3-nerved below, membranous, shortly awned.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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