Vanessa Winter Barley

Description Date 2001
Updated 2003

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucosityweak
Ear - attitudesemi-recurved to semi-erect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitymedium
pigment
Pigment - awnspresent, weak to absent
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium to weak
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium
First rachis segment - curvatureslight
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate to numerous
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - attitudeparallel to weakly divergent
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium to short
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmashort to medium
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium to short
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculespresent, 5 to 8 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourwhite
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairspresent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium to wide
First rachis segment - profilebent back
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
Variety information last modified on 20th of February, 2009