1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Hygroryza Nees

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Indo-China, Taiwan.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Stolons present. Culms prostrate; 5-20 cm long; spongy; rooting from lower nodes. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades elliptic, or oblong, or ovate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open. Primary panicle branches whorled at lower nodes. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 6-7 mm long; falling entire. Floret callus elongated.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 6-7 mm long; falling entire. Floret callus elongated.
    Glume
    Glumes both absent or obscure.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma linear; chartaceous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma midvein ciliate. Lemma margins ciliate. Lemma apex acuminate; awned; 1 -awned. Palea 1 length of lemma; chartaceous; 3 -veined; 1-keeled. Palea keels ciliate.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2. Anthers 6.
    Distribution
    Temperate Asia, or Tropical Asia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

    Hygroryza Nees appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Edinburgh New Philos. J. 15: 380 (1833)

    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