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Habit: Annual. Stem: prostrate to erect, 1 to clumped. Leaf: basal and cauline; sheath open; ligule membranous, toothed at tip; blade flat to inrolled. Inflorescence: raceme- or panicle-like. Spikelet: subsessile to short-stalked; florets 5--25, bisexual, breaking above glumes and between florets; glumes +- equal, lower lanceolate, 1--3-veined, upper +- elliptic, 3-veined; lemma firmly membranous, acute to obtuse, 1--5-veined; palea < lemma.
Species In Genus: 6--7 species: Europe. Etymology: (J.B. Desmazières, French botanist, horticulturist, 1786--1862)
eFlora Treatment Author: Gordon C. Tucker
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Deschampsia elongata
Next taxon: Desmazeria rigida
Citation for this treatment: Gordon C. Tucker 2016. Desmazeria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11035, accessed on December 05, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 05, 2016.