The third glume is hyaline, linear-oblong, 2-nerved ciliate.
The fourth glume also is small, hyaline, ciliate, and 1-nerved.
The first glume is oblong-lanceolate, acute, 5- to 7-nerved and ciliate.
The third glume is hyaline, narrow-oblong, ciliate and obtuse.
The leaf-sheath is loose, glabrous, striate, margins not ciliate.
Glumes only ciliate, on ribs and keel, except at the base where the hairs are longer.
The inner palea is ciliate and more delicate than in Agropyrum.
The sepals and petals are ciliate and covered with many fine hairs.
It was this form, I believe, that Peck '95 described as a "ciliate."
Let us now take a glance at some of the more remarkable species of Ciliate Infusoria.