1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Alopecurus L.
      1. Alopecurus bornmuelleri Domin

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Annual; caespitose; clumped loosely. Culms erect; 25-35 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 2 mm long. Leaf-blades 4-6 cm long; 2-5 mm wide.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle; subtended by an inflated leaf-sheath. Panicle spiciform; oblong; 2-4 cm long; 1 cm wide. Panicle axis with rounded ribs. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels oblong.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 6-6.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 6-6.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes connate along margins below; 0.33 of their length connate; similar; exceeding apex of florets; parallel to lemmas. Lower glume oblong; 6-6.5 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; winged on keel; winged narrowly; 3 -veined. Lower glume primary vein scabrous; ciliate (below). Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume oblong; 6-6.5 mm long; 1.1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; winged on keel; 3 -veined. Upper glume primary vein scabrous; ciliate (below). Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; 5.5-6 mm long; membranous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma margins connate below; with 0.33 of their length connate. Lemma apex acute; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0-0.1 way up back of lemma; geniculate; 8-12 mm long overall; with twisted column.
    Flowers
    Lodicules absent. Anthers 3. Stigmas protogynous; terminally exserted; pubescent. Ovary glabrous.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum punctiform. Disseminule comprising a spikelet.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: western Asia.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Domin 1995.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Palestine

    Alopecurus bornmuelleri Domin appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 1: 4 (1905)

    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