1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Lagurus L.

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

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 5-60 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle capitate. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 8-10 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus pubescent.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 8-10 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus pubescent.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; exceeding apex of florets. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; without keels; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume surface villous. Lower glume apex setaceously attenuate. Upper glume lanceolate; 2 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; without keels; 1 -veined. Upper glume surface villous. Upper glume apex setaceously attenuate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; scarious; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface pubescent. Lemma apex dentate; 2 -fid; awned; 3 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; geniculate. Lateral lemma awns shorter than principal. Palea 0.75 length of lemma.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; fusiform. Embryo 0.15-0.2 length of caryopsis. Hilum punctiform.
    Distribution
    Europe, or Africa, or Temperate Asia, or Tropical Asia, or Australasia, or North America, or South America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Introduced into:

    Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Austria, Brazil South, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile South, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Ecuador, Florida, Germany, Great Britain, Jawa, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Ontario, Oregon, Primorye, Queensland, Québec, South Australia, Tasmania, Uruguay, Victoria, West Himalaya, Western Australia

    Lagurus L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 81 (1753)

    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