1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Calamagrostis Adans.
      1. Calamagrostis kalarica Tzvelev

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

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Butt sheaths persistent and investing base of culm; with compacted dead sheaths. Culms erect; 20-40 cm long. Lateral branches lacking. Leaf-sheaths smooth; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 3-5 mm long. Leaf-blades flat, or conduplicate; 2-5 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface smooth; glabrous.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle spiciform; linear; 3-9 cm long. Panicle branches scaberulous; rough distally. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 4-6 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.33-0.5 length of lemma.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 4-6 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.33-0.5 length of lemma.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma; gaping. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; purple; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume lanceolate; 4-6 mm long; 1.3 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; purple; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; 3-4.5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface scaberulous. Lemma apex awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.33 way up back of lemma; geniculate; 4-5 mm long overall; with twisted column. Palea hyaline; 2 -veined. Rhachilla extension 1-2 mm long; villous.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; lanceolate; membranous. Anthers 3; 1.6-2.5 mm long. Stigmas 2.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum punctiform. Disseminule comprising a floret.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Siberia.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Tsvelev 1996.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Buryatiya, Chita

    Calamagrostis kalarica Tzvelev appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Fl. Arct. URSS 2: 74 (1964)

    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.
    • Malyschev, L.I. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 2: 1-362. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Malyschev, L.I. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 2: 1-362. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.

    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