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Key to Rytidosperma

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(For a list of species in Rytidosperma, use the above link.)

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1. Upper and lower lemma hairs (except callus) in 2 continuous rows of tufts ..... R. caespitosum

1' Upper lemma hairs (except callus) in isolated tufts or in tufts at margins only, lower row of tufts generally continuous

2. Callus hairs generally overlapping lower row of lemma hairs; lateral lemma lobes gradually narrowed to awn; central awn 5–17.5 mm ..... R. penicillatum

2' Callus hairs rarely reaching lower row of lemma hairs; lateral lemma lobes abruptly narrowed to awn; central awn 11–14 mm ..... R. racemosum

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