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Miscanthus

See list of 2 species in this genus

Reference: Barkworth (2003b).

  • 1a. Awn of lemma elongate, 6–12 mm long, geniculate at base, conspicuously surpassing glumes; callus of lemma pubescent with hairs 3.5–12 mm long, up to twice as long as 
the associated spikelet; ligules 1–2 mm long; plants cespitose, with short rhizomes, forming large clumps
  • 1b. Awn of lemma absent or short, not exceeding the glumes of intact spikelets; callus of lemma pubescent with hairs ca. 8–24 mm long, 2–4 times as long as the associated spikelet; ligules 0.5–1 mm long; plants long-rhizomatous, forming extensive colonies

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