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1 Pistillate spikelets (kernels) borne on a spongy rachis (cob) in rows, 60-1000 per cob
1 Pistillate spikelets embedded in a hardened rachis, 4-15 per cob.
..2 Perennial from creeping rhizomes
..2 Annual.
....3 Leaves glabrous
....3 Leaves pubescent
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