1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Notochloe Domin

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. Australia.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms 40-60 cm long. Ligule a fringe of hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels filiform.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 6-12 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 15-30 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus evident; pilose.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 6-12 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 15-30 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus evident; pilose.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 0.8 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume lanceolate; 0.5-1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 3-5 -veined. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; keeled; 7 -veined. Lemma lateral veins ribbed. Lemma apex dentate; 3 -fid; incised 0.15 of lemma length. Palea 2 -veined. Palea keels ciliolate. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Distribution
    Australasia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales

    Notochloe Domin appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 117 (1911)

    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