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Eragrosites changii

Poales - Poaceae

Taxonomy
Eragrosites changii was named by Cao et al. (1998). Its type locality is Yixian Formation, which is in an Aptian terrestrial mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China. It is the type species of Eragrosites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Eragrosites changii Cao et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
phylumAngiospermae
informalMonocots
informalCommelinids
RankNameAuthor
orderPoalesSmall 1903
familyPoaceaeBarnhart 1895
genusEragrosites
specieschangii

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
Z. Cao et al. 1998Larger panicle, about 14 cm in incompletely preserved length and at least 10 cm in width; rachis about 3 mm wide at the base, narrowing gradually to the upper portion of inflorescence, oppositely branching 3 times, apart from each other, with longitudinal striations and glandula-like appendages on the surface of rachis and branches; bracts absent. Spikelets arranged in panicle, ovate to elongatedly elliptical in outline, about 5 mm long, composed of the biserial "florets", likely bearing two glumes at its base; lemma with 3 (?) veinlets, without awn.