Lolium persicum is a species of flowering plant in the family Poaceae.[1][2][3] It is referred to by the common names Persian darnel or Persian ryegrass, and is an annual grass. It has an upright stem, branching from a reddish base, up to 45 cm tall. Its leaves are lower surface glossy, dark green, 6 mm wide.

Lolium persicum
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Genus: Lolium
L. persicum
Binomial name
Lolium persicum

Lolium dorei B.Boivin
Lolium dorei var. laeve B.Boivin

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Lolium persicum Boiss. & Hohen". Plants of the World Online. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. n.d. Retrieved September 19, 2020.
  2. ^ "Lolium persicum Boiss. & Hohen". World Flora Online. The World Flora Online Consortium. n.d. Retrieved September 19, 2020.
  3. ^ "Lolium persicum Boiss". Global Diversity Information Facility. GBIF Secretariat. n.d. Retrieved September 19, 2020.