Deyeuxia angustifolia Vickery APNI*
Description: Densely tufted slender perennial to 0.7 m high.
Leaves with ligule membranous, truncate, 1–2 mm long; blade 1–4 mm wide, grooved, scabrous.
Panicle linear, 1–9 cm long, compact but scarcely dense, the branches short, appressed, bearing few spikelets. Spikelets 3–5 mm long, somewhat laterally compressed. Glumes somewhat gaping, subequal or unequal, 1-nerved, keeled, acute. Lemma subequal to the glumes, finely but densely scaberulous, lanceolate, narrow-truncate or 2-fid at the apex, 7-nerved in the lower part, with a very short, dorsal awn placed just below the apex; awn thick, not or scarcely exceeding the lemma; callus glabrous. Palea subequal to lemma, very narrow-truncate at the apex, 2-keeled.
Distribution and occurrence: Usually grows in sclerophyll forest, in gullies and crevices, also in swamps.
NSW subdivisions: CT, ST
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & S. M. Hastings
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)
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