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Key to Aegilops

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

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1. Spikelets narrowly cylindrical; glumes of fertile  1-awned or long-toothed ..... A. cylindrica

1' Spikelets lance-ovate to ; glumes of fertile spikelets 2–5-awned

2. Distal spikelets > 7 mm; fertile  2–3-toothed, 1 occasionally extended as  to 10 mm ..... A. triuncialis

2' Distal spikelets 2–5 mm; fertile lemmas with 2–3  to 40 mm

3. Basal vestigial spikelets 1(2); spikelets gradually narrowing distally ..... [A. geniculata, including A. ovata]

3' Basal vestigial spikelets 3(2); lower spikelets ± , upper abruptly ±  ..... A. neglecta


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