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

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Morphology General Habit
Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 10-15.75-28 cm long. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2; membranous; ciliate. Anthers 3. Ovary pubescent on apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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).

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.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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