1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Agropyropsis (Batt. & Trab.) A.Camus

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is NW. Africa.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms erect; 20-60 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades coriaceous.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes single; bilateral. Rhachis fragile at the nodes; semiterete. Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis; lax. Spikelets appressed; solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 3-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 4.5-7 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 3-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 4.5-7 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Glume
    Glumes collateral; shorter than spikelet; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume oblong; 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; without keels; 5 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins ribbed. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume oblong; 1-1.4 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; membranous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea keels ciliolate. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3. Ovary glabrous.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; oblong; dorsally compressed. Hilum elliptic.
    Distribution
    Africa.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria

    Agropyropsis (Batt. & Trab.) A.Camus appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 82: 11 (1935)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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