1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Coelachne R.Br.
      1. Coelachne soerensenii Bor

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Annual. Culms decumbent; 5-10 cm long; rooting from lower nodes. Culm-nodes bearded. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 1-2.5 cm long; 2-4 mm wide. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acute.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; linear, or oblong; effuse; 5-15 cm long; 2-4 cm wide. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels oblong.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; 1-1.25 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes 0.4 mm long.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; 1-1.25 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes 0.4 mm long.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma; gaping. Lower glume elliptic; 1 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; 0.8-1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume elliptic; 1 mm long; 0.8-1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile florets female (upper); with the lowest dissimilar. Lowest fertile lemma bisexual; elliptic; 1-1.25 mm long; 1.5 length of adjacent lemma; firmer than adjacent lemma. Fertile lemma elliptic; 0.75 mm long; chartaceous; without keel. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea 1 length of lemma. Palea keels scaberulous.
    Flowers
    Anthers 2; 0.25 mm long.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid; 0.5 mm long. Hilum punctiform.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
    Reference
    Isachneae. Bor 1993.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Thailand

    Coelachne soerensenii Bor appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1960 Larsen, K. [212], Thailand K000688423 Unknown type material
    Larsen, K. [212], Thailand K000688424

    First published in Dansk Bot. Ark. 20: 149 (1962)

    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
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    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