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Phytoliths as a Tool for the Identification of Some Chloridoideae Grasses in Kerala

Figure 2

1–6: Simple bilobates (1) Bilobate with concave margins. (1a) Eleusine indica, (1b) Eragrostis tenella, (1c) E. viscosa, (1d) Leptochloa chinensis, (1e) Perotis indica, (1f) Sporobolus diander (1g) S. piliferus (1h) S. tenuissimus; (2) bilobate with flattened margins. (2a) Eragrostis tenella, (2b) E. viscosa, (2c) Perotis indica, (2d) Sporobolus diander, (e) S. piliferus; (3) bilobate with flattened/concave margins. (3a) Eleusine indica, (3b) Perotis indica, (3c) Sporobolus diander, (3d) S. piliferus, (3e) S. tenuissimus; (4) Bilobate with flattened/concex margins. (4a) Perotis indica, (4b) Sporobolus piliferus; (5) (5a) Bilobate with convex margins of Perotis indica; (6) (6a) Bilobate with convex/concave margins of Sporobolus diander; (7) (7a) complex bilobate with concave margins of S. piliferus; (8) (8a) Complex bilobate with flattened margins of Eleusine indica; (9) (9a) nodular bilobate with concave margins of Sporobolus diander; (10) (10a) quadralobate phytoliths of S. piliferus; (11) saddles. (11a) Chloris barbata, (11b) Cynadon arcuatus, (11c) C. dactylon (11d) Dactyloctenium aegyptium (11e) Eleusine corocana (11f) E. indica, (11g) Eragrostis viscosa, (11h) S. diander, (11i) S. tenuissimus.

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