1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Alopecurus L.
      1. Alopecurus borii Tzvelev

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

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms geniculately ascending, or decumbent; 10-30 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1.5-4 mm long. Leaf-blades 1.2-4 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle spiciform; linear; 2-6 cm long; 0.2-0.45 cm wide. Primary panicle branches accrescent to a central axis; with evident branchlets on axis. Panicle axis with rounded ribs; puberulous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels oblong.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 2.7-3.2 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 2.7-3.2 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes connate along margins below; 0.25-0.33 of their length connate; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume elliptic; 2.5-3 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; cartilaginous; 1-keeled; winged on keel; 3 -veined. Lower glume primary vein ciliolate. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume elliptic; 2.5-3 mm long; 0.9 length of adjacent fertile lemma; cartilaginous; 1-keeled; winged on keel; 3 -veined. Upper glume primary vein ciliolate. Upper glume hairs 0.2 mm long. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; 2.7-3.2 mm long; membranous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma margins connate below. Lemma apex truncate; muticous. Palea absent or minute.
    Flowers
    Lodicules absent. Anthers 3; 0.5-0.8 mm long. Stigmas terminally exserted; pubescent. Ovary glabrous.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum punctiform. Disseminule comprising a spikelet.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Soviet Middle Asia.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Mez 1996.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Turkmenistan

    Alopecurus borii Tzvelev appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 8: 21 (1971)

    Accepted by

    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database 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 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