1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Agrostis L.
      1. Agrostis dshungarica (Tzvelev) Tzvelev

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. China.

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Culms 20-40 cm long. Culm-internodes smooth; distally glabrous. Leaf-sheaths smooth; glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1.5-2.5 mm long; scaberulous on abaxial surface. Leaf-blades 5-10 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scaberulous; rough adaxially; glabrous.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle contracted; lanceolate; (5-)10-30 cm long. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 3-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.33 length of lemma.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 3-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.33 length of lemma.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma; shiny; gaping. Lower glume lanceolate; 3-4 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1-3 -veined. Lower glume primary vein scaberulous. Lower glume lateral veins absent, or obscure. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; 3-4 mm long; 1.5-1.6 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 1-3 -veined. Upper glume primary vein scaberulous. Upper glume lateral veins absent, or obscure. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; 2-2.5 mm long; hyaline; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface pilose. Lemma apex erose; truncate; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.3-0.4 way up back of lemma; straight, or geniculate; 3-4.3 mm long overall; without a column, or with twisted column. Palea 0.5 length of lemma; hyaline.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; membranous. Anthers 3; 0.7-0.9 mm long.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum linear.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Soviet Middle Asia and China.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Pl Cent Asia 1996.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Xinjiang

    Agrostis dshungarica (Tzvelev) Tzvelev appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pl. Central Asia 4: 292 (2001)

    Accepted by

    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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