Six-rowed barley

Hordeum vulgar f. hexastichon

  • Six-rowed barley
  • Six-rowed barley
  • Flower name
    Six-rowed barley
  • Scientific name
    Hordeum vulgar f. hexastichon
  • AliasBarley, 大麦, ハダカムギ, Hordeum vulgare, 六条大麦
  • Place of originCentral Asia such as Turkey and Iran
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May

What is Six-rowed barley

Six-rowed barley(scientific name: Hordeum vulgar f. hexastichon) is a subspecies of barley.
There are three types of barley depending on the shape of the ear: six-rowed barley (H. vulgare f. hexastichon), four-rowed barley (H. vulgare subsp. vulgare), and two-rowed barley (H. vulgare f. distichon).Six-row barley bears six rows of ears in all.
The cross-section of the ear is a regular hexagon, the ear shape is dense, and the wheat grains are small, neatly arranged, and high in protein.
The six-rowed barley is used for food and barley tea, the two-rowed barley is used to make beer and shochu, and the naked barley is used to make miso (fermented bean paste).
The culms are used to make hats, and the herbs are used for flower arrangements.

Common name: Six-rowed barley, scientific name: Hordeum vulgar f. hexastichon, origin: Central Asia, height: 100-120 cm, leaf color: green, inflorescence: alternate, leaf shape: linear or Flowering season: June-July, Fruiting season: August-September, Flowering color: green, Season: January-May, Uses: main ingredient of beer, fresh flowers, barley rice, barley tea.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    H. vulgare f. hexastichon
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Small ears
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life type two year's grain
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorBrown Green
  • Height100.0 ~ 120.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.1 ~ 0.2 cm

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