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Duthiea includes three species according to the Flora of China. They grow in the Himalayas, from Afghanistan to western China.

Duthiea has lemmas with deply lobed lemms, strigose ovaries, style branches with a common base, and there is sometimes a rachilla extension in one species.

Duthiea brachypodium

Duthiea bromoides

D. oligostachya