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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Siberia to N. China.

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose; clumped loosely. Culms 30-70 cm long. Leaf-sheaths smooth. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1.5-3.5 mm long; scaberulous on abaxial surface; obtuse. Leaf-blades flat, or conduplicate; 1-3.5 mm wide; grey-green. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially, or on both sides.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle contracted; linear; 4-12 cm long; 0.5-2 cm wide. Panicle branches scabrous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 3.5-4.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.5-0.66 length of lemma.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 3.5-4.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.5-0.66 length of lemma.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume lanceolate; 1.1-1.2 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; 3-4 mm long; membranous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface asperulous. Lemma apex awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.25-0.33 way up back of lemma; straight; 2-3 mm long overall; without a column. Rhachilla extension 1.5-2.5 mm long; pilose.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2. Anthers 3; 1.5-2.5 mm long. Stigmas 2.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum punctiform. Disseminule comprising a floret.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Siberia, China, and Mongolia.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Tsvelev 1995.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Buryatiya, China North-Central, Chita, Inner Mongolia, Mongolia, Qinghai, Xinjiang

    Calamagrostis salina Tzvelev appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 2: 27 (1965)

    Accepted by

    • Grubov, V.I. (2008). Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia (with an atlas) 2: 1-503. Academy of Sciences, Mongolian People's Republic, Ulaan Bator.
    • 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
    • Grubov, V.I. (2008). Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia (with an atlas) 2: 1-503. Academy of Sciences, Mongolian People's Republic, Ulaan Bator.
    • 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