1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Anisopogon R.Br.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. Australia.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms 50-100 cm long. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blades coriaceous; stiff. Leaf-blade apex pungent.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels filiform.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 40-50 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus elongated; pubescent; pungent.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets linear; laterally compressed; 40-50 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus elongated; pubescent; pungent.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; exceeding apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; herbaceous; without keels; 7-11 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins ribbed. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume lanceolate; 2.5-3 length of adjacent fertile lemma; herbaceous; without keels; 7-11 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma linear; subterete; coriaceous; much thinner above; without keel; 7 -veined. Lemma surface pubescent. Lemma margins involute; covering most of palea. Lemma apex lobed; 2 -fid; incised 0.25 of lemma length; awned; 3 -awned. Principal lemma awn from a sinus; geniculate. Lateral lemma awns shorter than principal. Palea 1 length of lemma; scarious; 2 -veined. Palea keels approximate. Palea apex dentate.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3; membranous; acute. Ovary pubescent all over.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with tardily free pericarp.
    Distribution
    Australasia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Victoria

    Anisopogon R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 176 (1810)

    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