Alexis Spring Barley

Description Date 1992
Updated 2001


Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium to weak
Ear - attitudesemi-recurved
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-lax to semi-dense
Pigment - awnsmedium
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, weak to medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthshort to medium
First rachis segment - curvatureslight to straight
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate to sparse
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthshort to medium
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium to short
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent or present, occasionally 1 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairsabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium
First rachis segment - basal constrictionWeak
First rachis segment - collar typeshallow cup to cup
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tipsquare to rounded
Grain - rachilla hair distributionshort tip hairs
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizemedium width, medium length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathmedium
Variety information last modified on 20th of February, 2009