1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Mibora Adans.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe, NW. Africa.

    [GB]

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 2-9.25-17 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes; exserted (1), or embraced at base by subtending leaf (1). Racemes single; unilateral. Rhachis subterete. Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis; 2 -rowed. Spikelets appressed; solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 1.8-2.722-3.6 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 1.8-2.722-3.6 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; exceeding apex of florets; similar to fertile lemma in texture (1), or firmer than fertile lemma (1). Lower glume oblong; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; without keels; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume surface smooth (1), or asperulous (1). Lower glume apex truncate (1), or obtuse (1). Upper glume oblong; 1.5 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; without keels; 1 -veined. Upper glume surface smooth (1), or asperulous (1). Upper glume apex truncate (1), or obtuse (1).
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblong (1), or ovate (1); hyaline (1), or membranous (1); without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface pubescent. Lemma apex erose; truncate. Palea 0.75-0.875-1 length of lemma; 2 -veined. Palea surface pubescent.
    Flowers
    Lodicules absent. Anthers 3. Stigmas pubescent.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid; laterally compressed (1/1). Hilum punctiform (1), or elliptic (1); 0.3 length of caryopsis.
    Distribution
    Europe (1), or Africa, or Australasia (1).
    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, various authors. Flora Zambesiaca 3:7. 2003

    Habit
    Annual herbs.
    Leaves
    Leaves digitately 3-foliolate; stipules single at the nodes in Africa, elsewhere in pairs.
    Flowers
    Flowers small, few in leaf-opposed racemes; bracteoles absent.
    Calyx
    Calyx subequally lobed, the upper lobes largest and slightly curved.
    Corolla
    Standard not exceeding the calyx, yellow or cream-coloured, narrow; keel narrow, ± as long as the wings, bluntly pointed.
    Stamens
    Stamens all joined in a sheath open on the upper side; anthers all small, similar, rounded.
    Style
    Style straight.
    Fruits
    Pod membranous, sessile, flattened, narrowly pointed-oblong to linear, with the stylar beak projecting forwards, dehiscent, many-seeded.
    Seeds
    Seeds oblique-cordiform, small.

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Bulgaria

    Native to:

    Algeria, Baltic States, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, Ukraine

    Extinct in:

    Italy

    Introduced into:

    Masachusettes, New York

    Mibora Adans. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Fam. Pl. 2: 495 (1763)

    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

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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    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