|Habitat||Steppe with Stipa capillata and S. krylovii|
Cross-section round. Outline smooth. Culm center filled. No visual difference between epidermis cells and sclerenchyma cells. Continuous peripheral sclerenchymatic belt. Large vascular bundles in one row. Small vascular bundles integrated in the sclerench
Outline wavy. Upper epidermis cells in several rows. Vascular bundles centered between the upper and lower side of the leaf. Girders extending from the vascular bundle to the lower side of the leaf.