1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Plagiosetum Benth.

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

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms erect, or decumbent; 20-50 cm long; rooting from lower nodes. Ligule a fringe of hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes borne along a central axis; spreading, or deflexed; cuneate; unilateral; bearing 1 spikelet, or few fertile spikelets; bearing 1-2 fertile spikelets on each. Central inflorescence axis flattened; tip filiform. Rhachis deciduous from axis; flattened; terminating in a barren extension; extension a fan of bristles. Raceme-bases linear. Spikelets subtended by an involucre. Fertile spikelets pedicelled; 1 in the cluster. Involucre composed of bristles. Involucral bristles deciduous with the fertile spikelets; numerous. Pedicels oblong.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 6-7.5 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 6-7.5 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Glume
    Glumes reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; membranous; without keels; 5-7 -veined. Lower glume apex acute, or acuminate. Upper glume lanceolate; membranous; without keels; 15-19 -veined. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; without significant palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret lanceolate; membranous; 15-19 -veined; acute. Fertile lemma elliptic; dorsally compressed; indurate; without keel. Lemma surface rugulose. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex acute.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Embryo 0.5-0.66 length of caryopsis. Hilum elliptic.
    Distribution
    Australasia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia

    Plagiosetum Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 13: 33 (1877)

    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