1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Triscenia Griseb.

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms 20-50 cm long. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blades filiform.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open. Spikelets in pairs. Fertile spikelets pedicelled; 2 in the cluster.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 3-3.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 3-3.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; without significant palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret lanceolate; membranous; 3 -veined; acuminate. Fertile lemma elliptic; chartaceous; without keel. Lemma apex acute. Palea chartaceous.
    Distribution
    South America.

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    Distribution

    Triscenia Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pl. Wright. 2: 534 (1862)

    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