1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Dinochloa Buse
      1. Dinochloa macclellandii (Munro) Kurz

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to Indo-China.

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; zigzag; 3000 cm long; 25-50 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 15-20 cm long; antrorsely scabrous; distally hispid. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant; as thick as stem. Culm-sheaths persistent; 15-22 cm long; 1 times as long as wide; coriaceous; pubescent; hairy throughout; with appressed hairs; with tawny hairs; truncate at apex. Culm-sheath ligule 0.5 mm high; entire, or dentate. Culm-sheath blade narrowly ovate; spreading, or reflexed; 15-30 cm long; 25-60 mm wide; pubescent. Leaf-sheaths keeled; striately veined; glabrous on surface, or pubescent. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; entire, or erose. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.5 cm long. Leaf-blades oblong; 15-45 cm long; 25-100 mm wide. Leaf-blade midrib conspicuous. Leaf-blade venation with 20-36 secondary veins; with distinct cross veins. Leaf-blade apex acuminate; filiform.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: India and Indo-China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Gambble 2002.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

    Dinochloa macclellandii (Munro) Kurz appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    McClelland, J. [s.n.], Myanmar K000912015

    First published in J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 42: 253 (1873)

    Accepted by

    • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
    • Camus, E.G. & Camus, A. in H. Lecomte (1922). Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 1(3): 193-336.

    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