1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Yvesia A.Camus

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

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 15-20 cm long. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades lanceolate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes digitate; paucilateral; bearing few fertile spikelets; bearing 5-6 fertile spikelets on each. Rhachis subterete. Spikelet packing adaxial; distant. Spikelets ascending; solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels oblong.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 2.075-3 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 2.075-3 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes one the lower absent or obscure; reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Upper glume lanceolate; membranous; without keels. Upper glume surface pilose. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; without significant palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret lanceolate; membranous; acute. Fertile lemma oblong; coriaceous; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex acute; mucronate. Palea coriaceous.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid.
    Distribution
    Africa.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Madagascar

    Yvesia A.Camus appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 73: 687 (1926 publ. 1927)

    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