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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific.

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Morphology General Habit
Annual (1), or perennial (1). Stolons absent (1), or present (1). Culms decumbent (1), or prostrate (1); 5-15-30 cm long; rooting from lower nodes. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades lanceolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence composed of racemes; deciduous as a whole; subtended by sheathless blades; exserted (1), or enclosed (1). Peduncle widened at apex; disarticulating. Racemes single; erect; lanceolate; unilateral; bearing few fertile spikelets; bearing 1 fertile spikelets on each (1), or 2 fertile spikelets on each. Rhachis broadly winged; foliaceous; folded transversely to form a capsule; terminating in a sterile spikelet. Spikelet packing adaxial; 1 -rowed. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic (1), or ovate (1); dorsally compressed; 4.399-5.439-6.36 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic (1), or ovate (1); dorsally compressed; 4.399-5.439-6.36 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes one the lower absent or obscure; shorter than spikelet (1), or exceeding apex of florets (1); thinner than fertile lemma. Upper glume ovate; membranous; without keels; 3-4 -veined (1), or 5 -veined, or 6-7 -veined (1). Upper glume surface pubescent. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Basal sterile florets male, or barren; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret ovate; membranous; 5 -veined; acute. Fertile lemma elliptic (1), or ovate (1); indurate; without keel; 5 -veined (1/1). Lemma margins flat (1), or involute (1). Lemma apex acute. Palea indurate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Anthers 3.
Distribution
Africa, or Temperate Asia (1), or Tropical Asia (1), or Australasia (1), or Pacific (1).

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China Southeast, Cocos (Keeling) Is., Cook Is., Fiji, Gilbert Is., Hainan, Hawaii, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Laccadive Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marianas, Marshall Is., Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Society Is., Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Introduced into:

Tokelau-Manihiki

Thuarea Pers. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Syn. Pl. 1: 110 (1805)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2019). World Checklist of Vascular Plants (WCVP Database) The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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