1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Limnas Trin.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central Asia to Russian Far East.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes short. Culms erect; 15-33.33-60 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open (1), or contracted (2). Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels filiform (2/2).
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 2.7-3.566-4.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 2.7-3.566-4.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes reaching apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate (1), or oblong (2); 1 length of upper glume; chartaceous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Lower glume surface asperulous. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate (1), or oblong (2); 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; chartaceous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume primary vein eciliate (2), or ciliolate (1). Upper glume surface asperulous. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; membranous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma lateral veins obscure (1/1). Lemma surface smooth (1), or asperulous (2). Lemma apex acute; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; geniculate. Palea 0.75-0.775-0.8 length of lemma; 1-2 -veined (2/2); 1-keeled (2), or 2-keeled.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2 (2/2). Anthers 2. Ovary glabrous (2/2).
    Fruits
    Embryo 0.2-0.225-0.25 length of caryopsis.
    Distribution
    Temperate Asia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Buryatiya, Irkutsk, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Yakutskiya

    Limnas Trin. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Fund. Agrost.: 116 (1820)

    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