1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Decaryella A.Camus

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar.

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms decumbent; 10-30 cm long. Ligule a ciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes single; multilateral. Spikelets ascending, or spreading; solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels filiform, or linear; tip widened.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1-2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; 6-8.5 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with the pedicel.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1-2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; 6-8.5 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with the pedicel.
    Glume
    Glumes exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; without keels; 5 -veined. Lower glume surface hispidulous. Lower glume apex awned. Upper glume ovate; 3 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume surface pubescent. Upper glume apex acute; awned; 1 -awned.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; membranous; without keel; 1-3 -veined. Lemma apex obtuse, or acute.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Africa.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Madagascar

    Decaryella A.Camus appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 78: 177 (1931)

    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.

    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