1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Cyathopus Stapf
      1. Cyathopus sikkimensis Stapf

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to China (W. Yunnan).

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms 80-100 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades 15-20 cm long; 4-8 mm wide.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; lanceolate; 18-25 cm long. Primary panicle branches whorled at most nodes. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 2.5-3 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 2.5-3 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes similar; reaching apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume oblong; 1 length of upper glume; chartaceous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Lower glume surface asperulous. Lower glume apex caudate. Upper glume oblong; 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; chartaceous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume surface asperulous. Upper glume apex caudate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblong; membranous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma apex acute. Palea 1 length of lemma.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; lanceolate; membranous. Anthers 3.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China. Asia-tropical: India.
    Reference
    Aveneae. WDC.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central, East Himalaya, West Himalaya

    Cyathopus sikkimensis Stapf appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim K000913492
    Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim K000913493
    s.coll. [4], India K000913491

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 25: t. 2395 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarkhand Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668.
    • 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.
    • Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarkhand Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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