Alexandria

Description Date 1992
Updated 1994

Characters

ear
Ear - glaucosityweak
Ear - densitysemi-lax to semi-dense
straw
Straw - wall thicknessthick
lower glume
Lower glume - external surfacesmooth to slightly rough
Lower glume - internal hairsgroup II+ to III
Lower glume - beak lengthmedium to long
Lower glume - beak shapeslight
Lower glume - beak tipmedium
Lower glume - shoulder widthmedium
Lower glume - shoulder shape+ or - square to slightly elevated
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthshort to medium
Lower lemma - beak shapeslight to moderate
Lower lemma - swellingabsent
additional information
Glaucosity - flag leaf sheathweak
apical rachis segment
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksfrequent, short
Apical spikelet - lower glume beak gapnarrow
lower glume
Lower glume - lengthmedium
additional information
Glaucosity - culmstrong
lower glume
Lower glume - widthmedium to narrow
Lower glume - taperabsent or weak
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingabsent
Lower glume - basemoderately inbent
Lower glume - keelprominent, throughout
grain
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthmedium to short
Grain - widthmedium
Grain - shaperounded
Grain - brush hairsmedium to short
additional information
Auricles - hairspresent
Auricles - pigmentationweak
Leaves - widthmedium
Leaves - lengthmedium
Variety information last modified on 13th of July, 2009