Sinarundinaria longispiculata C.S Chao & Renvoize

Chimono calamus lushaiensis ohrnb….

Habit

Culm Color : Yellow

Length of Leaf : 7-15cm

Breadth of Leaf : 0.8-1.5cm

Shape of Leaf : Linear lanceolate

Altitude : 1300m

Habitat, Distribution,Uses

Native to : Mizoram

Description of Inflorescence and Flower : loosely paniculate, leafy, up to 15 cm long. Spikelets 4-8 cm long, numerous, pedicels up to 2 cm long, pubescent, slightly flexuous, floret 5- 10; rachilla 0.8-1 cm long, tomentose; empty glumes 2, first glume 6 mm long, second 7-8 mm long, lemma 1.2-1.5 cm long, glabrous except at the apex, 5-7-nerved, long acuminate or subulate at the apex; palea 1-1.5 cm long, 2-keeled; lodicules 3, more or less ovate, ciliate at the margin. Stamens 3, 5-6.5 mm long. Caryopsis not known.

Flowering Reported : Lushai Hills, Mizoram (1953)

References: Seethalakshmi K. K ,1998

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