Halcyon Winter Barley

Description Date 1991
Updated 1995

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium
Ear - attitudesemi-erect to semi-recurved
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-lax to semi-dense
pigment
Pigment - awnsmedium
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium to long
First rachis segment - curvatureslight to moderate
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate to numerous
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium to long
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent or present, 1 to 3 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourblue
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairspresent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium
First rachis segment - basal constrictionabsent
First rachis segment - collar typeshallow cup to cup
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tipsquare to rounded
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizemedium width, long length
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - interglumal hairsnumerous
flag leaf
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathmedium
Variety information last modified on 17th of February, 2009