1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Pholiurus Trin.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Europe to Caucasus.

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending, or decumbent; 10-30 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes single; bilateral. Rhachis flattened. Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis. Spikelets appressed; solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 6-7 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 6-7 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes collateral; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; without keels; 7 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins ribbed. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume lanceolate; 1.2 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; without keels; 7 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; membranous; without keel; 3 -veined. Lemma lateral veins extending close to apex. Lemma surface puberulous. Lemma apex acute. Palea 0.7-0.8 length of lemma.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Distribution
    Europe, or Temperate Asia, or Australasia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Austria, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Krym, North Caucasus, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

    Pholiurus Trin. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Fund. Agrost.: 131 (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