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Gouinia latifolia var. guatemalensis (Hack.) J. J. Ortiz

Coarse perennial grass forming clumps; stems often exceeding 2 m in height; leaves up to 20 cm long and about 1 cm wide; inflorescence a panicle of spikelets; spikelets with 3 to 6 florets; glumes shorter than the lowest floret; lemmas awned.

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