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  1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Calamagrostis Adans.
      1. Calamagrostis breviglumis (Benth.) Hack. ex Maiden & Betche

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. New South Wales to E. Victoria.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose; clumped loosely. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; slender; 5-54 cm long; 1-3 -noded. Lateral branches lacking. Leaves mostly basal. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5-1.4 mm long; truncate, or obtuse. Leaf-blades filiform; involute; 2-9.5 cm long; 0.4-1 mm wide.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 1.5-13 cm long. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels 0.3-3.3 mm long.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 1.9-2.3 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus glabrous.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 1.9-2.3 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus glabrous.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 0.8-1 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume ovate; 0.8-1.2 mm long; 0.4 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins absent. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; 1.9-2.3 mm long; cartilaginous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma lateral veins prominent; ribbed. Lemma surface smooth. Lemma apex acute; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn subapical; straight, or curved; 0.8-1 mm long overall. Rhachilla extension 1.3-1.5 mm long; glabrous.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 0.6-0.7 mm long.
    Distribution
    Australasia: Australia.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Fl Australia 2010.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Victoria

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Calamagrostis breviglumis (Benth.) Hack. ex Maiden & Betche appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Census N.S.W. Pl.: 21 (1916)

    Not 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. [Cited as Ancistragrostis gunniana.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Wilson, A. (ed.) (2009). Flora of Australia 44A: 1-410. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

    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 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