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Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199600571
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191759147

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A genus of perennial, rhizomatous (see rhizome) herbs, which have solid stems. The basal tuft of leaves is sheathing, and the leaves are linear with a grass-like blade. The small, inconspicuous flowers are usually bisexual and held in ...

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Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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