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Vaseyochloa multinervosa

VASEYOCHLOA A.S. Hitchc.
Plants hermaphroditic, caespitose, perennial. Culms erect, glabrous; internodes solid, terete. Leaves basal and cauline; sheaths terete, margins open; auricles absent; ligules a ciliate membrane; blades flat or involute, not pungent. Panicles open or contracted; primary branches spreading (mature branches drooping), terminating in a spikelet. Spikelets solitary, laterally compressed to oval, awnless, pedicellate, pedicels without glands; disarticulation above glumes; florets 5-10, callus hairy; reduced floret at apex; glumes, first 3-5-veined, second 7-9-veined, chartaceous, entire, awnless, hairy; lemmas 7-9-veined, chartaceous, entire, awnless, hairy, veins glabrous; paleas 2-veined, awnless, glabrous. Stamens 3; anthers reddish purple. Caryopses with persistant style bases, terete. Chromosome numbers 2n=60 and 64.

A monotypic North American genus that is occasional on sandy areas of dunes, riverbanks or pastures. The species is adapted to open habitats. Relationships to other genera are problematic.