1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Cleistogenes Keng
      1. Cleistogenes nedoluzhkoi Tzvelev

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Primorye.

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Culms erect; 50-100 cm long. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 3-15 cm long; 4-10 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous; hairless throughout.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes 2-3; borne along a central axis; unilateral. Spikelet packing lax. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2-5 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 6-10 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2-5 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 6-10 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 1.2-1.6 mm long; 0.75 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Upper glume ovate; 1.5-2 mm long; 0.8 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins absent. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; 6-7 mm long; membranous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma surface pilose; hairy at base. Lemma apex awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn 6-10 mm long overall. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; cuneate; fleshy. Anthers 3.
    Cleistogene
    Cleistogenes present; in upper sheaths; 4-5 mm long.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Soviet far east.
    Reference
    Eragrostideae. Tsvelev 2005.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Primorye

    Cleistogenes nedoluzhkoi Tzvelev appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 87(7): 113 (2002)

    Accepted by

    • Probatova, N.S. & al. (2006). Flora Rossi?skogo Dal'nego Vostoka. Dopolneniya i izmeneniya k izdaniyu Sosudistye rasteniya sovetskogo Dal'nego Vostoka t. 1-8 (1985-1996): 1-454. Russian academy of sciences Far Eastern branch.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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 2020. 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 2020. 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