1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Chikusichloa Koidz.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. China to Temp. E. Asia, Sumatera.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes absent (2), or short (1). Culms erect; 40-85-150 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane (2), or a ciliolate membrane (2).
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle; exserted, or embraced at base by subtending leaf (1). Panicle open. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels filiform.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 3.5-6.416-11 mm long; falling entire. Spikelet callus linear.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 3.5-6.416-11 mm long; falling entire. Spikelet callus linear.
    Glume
    Glumes both absent or obscure.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate (1), or elliptic (2), or ovate (1); membranous; without keel; 5 -veined, or 6-7 -veined (1). Lemma midvein without distinctive roughness (2), or scaberulous (1). Lemma lateral veins ribbed. Lemma surface smooth (1), or scaberulous (1), or scabrous (1); glabrous (2), or hispidulous (1); hairy on veins (1/1). Lemma apex acuminate; muticous (1), or awned (2); 1 -awned (2/2). Palea 0.8 length of lemma; 2 -veined (1), or 3 -veined; without keels.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2. Anthers 1.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid (2/2), or oblong (1/2).
    Distribution
    Temperate Asia, or Tropical Asia (1).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast, Hainan, Japan, Nansei-shoto, Sumatera, Taiwan

    Chikusichloa Koidz. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 39: 23 (1925)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. 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