Pedicelled spikelet narrowly lanceolate, male or sterile, awnless; callus long and slender, as long as or longer than pedicel which is often reduced to a stump. x= 5, 10 (aneuploids, high polyploidy).
Species 18, tropical and subtropical regions of Old World, but mainly in Asia; 1 in sthn Afr.: Themeda triandra Forssk., widespread and very variable.
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