1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Hainardia Greuter

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Medit. to Iran.

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 10-27 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes; embraced at base by subtending leaf. Racemes single; bilateral. Rhachis fragile at the nodes; subcylindrical and excavated. Spikelet packing adaxial. Rhachis internodes linear, or oblong. Spikelets sunken; solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 5-7 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 5-7 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Glume
    Glumes one the lower absent or obscure; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Upper glume lanceolate; 1-1.4 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; without keels; 3 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; membranous; without keel; 3 -veined. Lemma lateral veins less than two thirds length of lemma. Lemma surface puberulous. Lemma apex acuminate.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ovoid. Embryo 0.2 length of caryopsis.
    Distribution
    Europe, or Africa, or Temperate Asia, or Australasia, or North America, or South America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, California, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Louisiana, Mexico Northwest, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, South Australia, South Carolina, Tasmania, Texas, Uruguay, Victoria, Western Australia

    Hainardia Greuter appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Boissiera 13: 178 (1967)

    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 2020. 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 2020. 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