1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Agrostis L.
      1. Agrostis salaziensis C.Cordem.

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Culms erect; 40-60 cm long. Leaves without demarcation between sheath and blade. Leaf-sheaths scaberulous; glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 2 mm long; acute. Leaf-blades appressed; 8-20 cm long; 2-8 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate; hardened.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle contracted; linear; 5-15 cm long; 0.5-1 cm wide. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 4-5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus glabrous.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 4-5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus glabrous.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma; gaping. Lower glume lanceolate; 4-5 mm long; 0.9 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume primary vein scabrous. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume surface asperulous. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume lanceolate; 4-5 mm long; 2 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Upper glume primary vein scabrous. Upper glume lateral veins absent. Upper glume surface asperulous. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblong; 2.5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma lateral veins excurrent. Lemma surface pilose; hairy below. Lemma apex dentate; 2 -fid; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.25 way up back of lemma; geniculate; 3-6 mm long overall; with twisted column. Palea present, or absent or minute; ovate; 0.3 mm long; 0.15 length of lemma; hyaline; 2 -veined.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; 1.7 mm long. Embryo 0.2-0.25 length of caryopsis.
    Distribution
    Africa: western Indian ocean.
    Reference
    Aveneae. WDC 2009.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Réunion

    Agrostis salaziensis C.Cordem. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in E.J.de Cordemoy, Fl. Réunion: 124 (1895)

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Agrostis salaziensis.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • de Cordemoy, E.J. (1895). Flore de l'ile de la Réunion: 1-574. Librairie des sciences naturelles Paul Klincksieck, Paris.

    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