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This species is accepted, and its native range is China to Korea, S. Kuril Islands to Japan.

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Culms erect; 60-128 cm long; 1.75-2 mm diam.; 6-7 -noded. Culm-nodes pubescent. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths tubular for much of their length; pubescent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1-2 mm long. Leaf-blades 18-38 cm long; 5-9 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scaberulous; rough on both sides; pubescent; hairy abaxially.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Peduncle pubescent above. Panicle open; elliptic; nodding; 20-30 cm long; 3-6 cm wide. Primary panicle branches drooping; 3-6 -nate; whorled at most nodes; bearing 5-14 fertile spikelets on each lower branch. Panicle branches capillary; scabrous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 6-10 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; compressed slightly; 20-35 mm long; 4-6 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 6-10 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; compressed slightly; 20-35 mm long; 4-6 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume linear; 4-7 mm long; 0.5-0.6 length of upper glume; chartaceous; without keels; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume linear; 8-12 mm long; 0.8 length of adjacent fertile lemma; chartaceous; without keels; 3 -veined. Upper glume apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma lanceolate; 10-15 mm long; herbaceous; keeled; 7 -veined. Lemma surface asperulous; pubescent; hairy on veins. Lemma apex acute; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn apical; 6-12 mm long overall. Palea keels ciliate. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2; membranous. Anthers 3; 1.5-2.5(-3) mm long. Ovary with a fleshy appendage above style insertion; pubescent on apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; oblong; 8-10 mm long; hairy at apex; apex fleshy. Hilum linear.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: China and eastern Asia. Asia-tropical: Malesia.
Reference
Bromeae. Koyama.

Native to:

China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Korea, Kuril Is., Qinghai, Tibet

Bromus remotiflorus (Steud.) Ohwi appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 4: 58 (1935)

Accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Koyama, T. (1987). Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions: an identification manual: 1-570. Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Not accepted by

  • Probatova, N.S. & al. (2006). Flora Rossi?skogo Dal'nego Vostoka. Dopolneniya i izmeneniya k izdaniyu Sosudistye rasteniya sovetskogo Dal'nego Vostoka t. 1-8 (1985-1996): 1-454. Russian academy of sciences Far Eastern branch. [Cited as Stenofestuca pauciflora.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Koyama, T. (1987). Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions: an identification manual: 1-570. Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Probatova, N.S. & al. (2006). Flora Rossi?skogo Dal'nego Vostoka. Dopolneniya i izmeneniya k izdaniyu Sosudistye rasteniya sovetskogo Dal'nego Vostoka t. 1-8 (1985-1996): 1-454. Russian academy of sciences Far Eastern branch.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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