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The plant is propagated chiefly by long and slender stolons, bearing appressed rudimentary stalk-bases.
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Involucre club-shaped, yellowish; the rigid somewhat glutinous scales linear, closely imbricated and appressed.
Scales of the oblong involucre appressed, destitute of herbaceous tips (except n. 1 and 2).
Involucre globular; the imbricated scales coriaceous and appressed at base, attenuate to long stiff points with hooked tips.
Leaves scale-formed, obtuse, closely appressed and very persistent.
Skull: Size medium; braincase well inflated; zygomata strong, moderately appressed to cranium.
Skull: Large; braincase well inflated; zygomatic arches strong and slightly appressed to skull.
Pileus convex or expanded, dry, clothed with a very minute appressed tomentum, whitish.
It often extends beyond the insertion of the terminal flower and its glume, and then lies hidden appressed to the palea.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
Spikelets are narrowly lanceolate, closely appressed and imbricate, 1/6 inch long excluding the awn and very variable.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR

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