1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Dinochloa Buse
      1. Dinochloa pubiramea Gamble

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo to Sulawesi.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; zigzag; 29 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; scaberulous. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches dendroid. Leaf-sheaths keeled. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base asymmetrical; with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.2-0.4 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 17-27 cm long; 20-50 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 26-28 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous, or puberulous; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in globose clusters; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between branches. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 3 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 3 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes two; persistent; dissimilar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume ovate; 1.5 mm long. Lower glume apex emarginate. Upper glume ovate; 2.5 mm long. Upper glume apex emarginate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma orbicular; 3 mm long; coriaceous; without keel; 7 -veined. Lemma apex acute. Palea involute; 2-3 mm long; coriaceous; without keels.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3; 1 mm long; ciliate. Anthers 6; 1.5 mm long; anther tip with extended connective and pubescent. Stigmas 3. Ovary umbonate.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with fleshy pericarp; orbicular; isodiametric. Endosperm evanescent.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Malesia.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Gamble 1996.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi

    Dinochloa pubiramea Gamble appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 1, 1985 Bolster, F.H. [s.n.], Philippines K000912032
    Bolster, F.H. [319], Philippines K000291007 isosyntype

    First published in Philipp. J. Sci., C 5: 279 (1910)

    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
    • Masamune, G. (1942). Enumeratio phanerogamarum Bornearum: 1-739. Taihoku, Formosa.

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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 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