1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Daknopholis Clayton

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Kenya to Mozambique, W. Indian Ocean.

    [FZ]

    Gramineae, T. Cope. Flora Zambesiaca 10:2. 1999

    Habit
    Inflorescence of digitate 1-sided racemes.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets 1-flowered with minute rhachilla-extension, strongly laterally compressed, sessile, alternate in 2 rows on a tough axis, disarticulating above the glumes; glumes subequal, thinly membranous, shorter than the floret, 1-nerved, the superior broader than the inferior; lemma membranous, keeled, acute, long-awned.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis narrowly lanceolate, triquetrous.
    [FTEA]

    Gramineae, W. D. Clayton, S. M. Phillips And S. A. Renvoize. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1974

    Habit
    Stoloniferous annual
    Leaves
    Leaf-blades flat; ligule a line of hairs
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of digitate 1-sided spikes
    Spikelets
    Spikelets lanceolate, 1-flowered with a minute rhachilla-extension, strongly laterally compressed, imbricate in 2 rows, usually awned; glumes 2, subequal, shorter than the floret, 1-nerved, the upper broader than the lower; lemma as long as the spikelet, its callus hairy
    Fruits
    Caryopsis narrowly lanceolate, triquetrous.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Aldabra, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania

    Daknopholis Clayton appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 21: 102 (1967)

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Chloris.]

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Kew Bull. 21: 102 (1967).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K.B. 21: 102 (1967)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    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