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Hordeum Murinum

Botanical Name:

Hordeum murinum

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Characteristics

Plant Type

Annual; caespitose. Culms 6-60 cm long; 3-5 -noded. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5-1 mm long. Leaf-blades 2-20 cm long; 2-8 mm wide.

Flower

Anthers 3; 0.7-1.2 mm long. Ovary pubescent on apex.

Fruit

Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid; sulcate on hilar side; hairy at apex. Embryo 0.2 length of caryopsis. Hilum linear; 1 length of caryopsis.

Taxonomy

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Hordeum

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