1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Dinochloa Buse
      1. Dinochloa matmat S.Dransf. & Widjaja

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Jawa.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; zigzag; 6-20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled, or solid; 15 cm long; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant; as thick as stem. Culm-sheaths 9-10 cm long; 2.5 times as long as wide; pubescent; with appressed hairs; with white hairs; without auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; erect; 1-4(-7.5) cm long; 3-7 mm wide; glabrous on surface; acuminate. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.7-1 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 9-19 cm long; 20-30 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in compact unilateral clumps; dense; glabrous on internodes, or pubescent on internodes; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between branches; 60-75 cm long overall. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume orbicular; 2 length of upper glume; chartaceous; without keels. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume oblate; 2.5 length of adjacent fertile lemma; chartaceous; without keels. Upper glume apex cuspidate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma orbicular; 3 mm long; coriaceous; without keel; 7 -veined. Lemma apex cuspidate. Palea orbicular; involute; 3 mm long; coriaceous; 6 -veined; without keels.
    Flowers
    Lodicules absent. Anthers 6; anther tip apiculate. Stigmas 3. Ovary glabrous.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with fleshy pericarp; oblong; 6 mm long. Endosperm evanescent.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Malesia.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Dransfield & Widjaja 2002.

    Distribution

    Dinochloa matmat S.Dransf. & Widjaja appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 55: 495 (2000)

    Accepted by

    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0