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

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is SW. India.

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms decumbent; 5-16 cm long; rooting from lower nodes. Ligule a fringe of hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes single; unilateral. Rhachis flattened. Spikelet packing abaxial. Spikelets appressed; in pairs. Fertile spikelets sessile and pedicelled; 2 in the cluster. Pedicels linear.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; 3.8-4.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes elongated below proximal fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; 3.8-4.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes elongated below proximal fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes deciduous; shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume elliptic; 1 length of upper glume; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume obovate; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets male; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret oblong; 2 length of fertile lemma; 5-7 -veined; obtuse. Fertile florets female. Fertile lemma elliptic; cartilaginous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface pubescent. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea cartilaginous. Palea surface pubescent.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid; dorsally compressed; plano-convex. Embryo 0.2 length of caryopsis. Hilum linear.
    Distribution
    Tropical Asia.

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    Distribution

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

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 35: t. 3432 (1943)

    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