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Annuals or perennials. Inflorescence a dense panicle. Spikelets 2-flowered; lower bisexual, upper male, falling entire. Glumes subequal, papery, enclosing the florets. Lemmas glossy, cartilaginous, rounded, indistinctly nerved; lower awnless; upper with an awn.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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