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This pappus is either simple (pilose) or feathery (plumose).
The plant is monoecious, producing the staminate (male) flowers in a large feathery panicle at the summit, and the (female) dense spikes of flowers, or " cobs," in the axils of the leaves below, the long pink styles hanging out like a silken tassel.
The stamens are placed round the base of the ovary, which is rounded or oblong, much smaller than the glumes, covered with down, and surmounted by two short styles, extending into feathery brush-like stigmas.
Lankha's hands were covered in what felt like soft, feathery, cool micro-suede.
- Flower of a grass with glumes removed, showing three stamens and two feathery styles.