1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Dinochloa Buse
      1. Dinochloa alata McClure

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

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; 1100 cm long; woody. Culm-internodes terete; solid; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes swollen; glabrous (rugose). Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant; as thick as stem. Culm-sheaths deciduous; chartaceous; pilose; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; concave at apex, or truncate at apex; without auricles; glabrous on shoulders. Culm-sheath ligule 15-22 mm high; fimbriate. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; demarcated but persistent; reflexed; glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; spreading; 6 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent, or falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long; scaberulous on abaxial surface; erose. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.1-0.2 cm long; petiole glabrous. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10-20 cm long; 14-28 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation without cross veins, or with obscure cross veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. McClure 2002.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Vietnam

    Dinochloa alata McClure appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Tsang, W.T. [30410], Vietnam K000290681 isotype

    First published in J. Arnold Arbor. 23: 100 (1942)

    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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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