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Habit: Annual, biennial, cespitose. Stem: erect to prostrate. Leaf: generally basal, tufted, glabrous; ligule short-hairy; blade flat or inrolled. Inflorescence: panicle-like, dense, 1--7 cm, 0.5--2(3) cm wide. Spikelet: +- laterally compressed; axis breaking above glumes and between florets; glumes lanceolate, membranous, 5--7-veined; florets 3--8, bisexual; lemma 9-veined, ciliate proximally, toothed to notched, awn +- 0 (mucro occasionally <= 1.5 mm); palea < to > lemma.
Species In Genus: 5 species: warm temperate, subtropics, Eurasia, Africa. Etymology: (Greek: split, from notched lemma)
eFlora Treatment Author: Kelly W. Allred
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to SchismusPrevious taxon: Saccharum ravennae
Next taxon: Schismus arabicus
Citation for this treatment: Kelly W. Allred 2016. Schismus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11164, accessed on July 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 23, 2016.