1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Maclurolyra C.E.Calderón ex Soderstr.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Panama to Colombia.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes short. Culms geniculately ascending; 20-48 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong.
    Inflorescences
    Monoecious; with male and female spikelets in the same inflorescence. Inflorescence composed of racemes; embraced at base by subtending leaf. Racemes single. Rhachis angular. Sexes mixed. Spikelets in pairs. Fertile spikelets pedicelled; 1 in the cluster. Male spikelets pedicelled; 1 in a cluster. Pedicels filiform, or cuneate.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 9.5-11.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; without keels; 5-6 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; without keels; 5-7 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins with cross-veins. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile florets female. Fertile lemma lanceolate; indurate; without keel; 5-8 -veined. Lemma surface pilose. Lemma margins convolute; covering most of palea. Lemma apex acuminate. Palea tightly convolute around flower; 0.9 length of lemma; indurate; 2-4 -veined; without keels. Palea surface pilose.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3. Anthers 3. Stigmas 2; papillose.
    Spikelets
    Male spikelets distinct from female; lanceolate. Male spikelet glumes absent. Male spikelet lemma muticous. Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 9.5-11.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Male
    Male spikelets distinct from female; lanceolate. Male spikelet glumes absent. Male spikelet lemma muticous.
    Distribution
    South America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Panamá

    Maclurolyra C.E.Calderón ex Soderstr. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 11: 6 (1973)

    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