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Deyeuxia innominata D.I.Morris
Family Poaceae
Deyeuxia innominata D.I.Morris APNI*

Synonyms: Deyeuxia sp. D sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*

Description: Erect loosely or occasionally somewhat densely tufted perennial to c. 0.3 m high; culms slender, usually exserted well beyond basal leaves.

Leaves with sheath shallowly ribbed; ligule membranous, truncate, 2–2.5 mm long; blade folded or inrolled, 0.5–1 mm wide, smooth, glabrous or bristly on lower surface.

Panicle 2–8 cm long, loosely contracted, narrow-elliptic to linear, lower branches often bare at the base. Spikelets 2–3.5 cm long. Glumes subequal, acute. Lemma subequal to glumes, 2.2–3 mm long, 5-nerved, with or without a small straight terminal awn usually not exceeding the lemma; callus hairs dense, usually half as long as lemma. Palea slightly shorter than lemma.

Flowering: spring–summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Often grows on hillsides or slopes, often by creeks and in swamps.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
AVH map***

Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & S. M. Hastings
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)

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***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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