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

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; 3000 cm long; 40 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; distally pubescent. Culm-nodes swollen. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several; with 1 branch dominant; as thick as stem. Culm-sheaths deciduous; coriaceous; hispid; with appressed hairs; with white hairs. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate. Leaf-sheaths ribbed; glabrous on surface; outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs scanty. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; truncate. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades oblong; 11-20 cm long; 24-40 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Flowering specimens unknown.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. McClure 2002.

    Distribution

    Dinochloa utilis McClure appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Lingnan Univ. Sci. Bull. 9: 20 (1940)

    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
    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