1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Dissochondrus (W.F.Hillebr.) Kuntze

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Hawaiian Islands.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms 60-120 cm long. Leaf-sheath auricles erect. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a false petiole.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle spiciform. Primary panicle branches sterile at the tips. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels oblong; tip cupuliform.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; dorsally compressed; 1.66-2.4 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; dorsally compressed; 1.66-2.4 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume surface puberulous. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume ovate; chartaceous; without keels; 9 -veined. Upper glume surface puberulous. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; coriaceous; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex acute. Palea coriaceous.
    Distribution
    Pacific.

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    Distribution

    Dissochondrus (W.F.Hillebr.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 770 (1891)

    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