1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Henrardia C.E.Hubb.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to Central Asia and Pakistan.

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 10-15.75-28 cm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes single; erect; bilateral. Rhachis fragile at the nodes; semiterete. Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis. Rhachis internodes oblong. Rhachis internode tip transverse. Spikelets appressed; solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets, or 2 fertile florets (1); with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; dorsally compressed; 7-8.5-10 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets, or 2 fertile florets (1); with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; dorsally compressed; 7-8.5-10 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Glume
    Glumes collateral; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate (1), or oblong (1); 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; without keels; 5-6 -veined (1), or 7 -veined, or 8-9 -veined (1). Lower glume lateral veins without ribs (1), or ribbed (1). Lower glume surface glabrous (1), or puberulous (1), or hispidulous (1). Lower glume apex obtuse (1), or acute (1). Upper glume lanceolate (1), or oblong (1); coriaceous; without keels; 5-7 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins without ribs (1), or ribbed (1). Upper glume surface glabrous (1), or puberulous (1), or hispidulous (1). Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate (1), or oblong (1); membranous; without keel; 3-4 -veined (1), or 5 -veined. Lemma surface smooth (1), or scaberulous (1); puberulous; with clavate hairs. Lemma apex acute. Palea surface pubescent.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; membranous; ciliate. Anthers 3. Ovary pubescent on apex.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; oblong; dorsally compressed. Embryo 0.3 length of caryopsis. Hilum linear; 1 length of caryopsis.
    Distribution
    Temperate Asia, or Tropical Asia (1).

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Gulf States

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, Pakistan, Palestine, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Henrardia C.E.Hubb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Blumea, Suppl. 3: 15 (1946)

    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