1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Isachne R.Br.
      1. Isachne angladei C.E.C.Fisch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is India (Tamil Nadu).

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms scandent; 100-150 cm long. Culm-internodes 1.8-11.5 cm long. Lateral branches ample. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface; outer margin hairy. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 5-15 cm long; 3-6 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation with 7-9 secondary veins. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins cartilaginous; scaberulous; glabrous, or ciliate; hairy at base. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; pyramidal; effuse; 6-8 cm long. Panicle branches capillary; glabrous in axils, or pubescent in axils; with prominent pulvini. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets obovate; dorsally compressed; obtuse; 2.4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets obovate; dorsally compressed; obtuse; 2.4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes deciduous; similar; reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume elliptic; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 7 -veined. Lower glume surface glabrous, or puberulous; hairy above. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume elliptic; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 7 -veined. Upper glume surface glabrous, or puberulous; hairy above. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; 2 mm long; coriaceous; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea coriaceous; 2 -veined.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: India.
    Reference
    Isachneae. Fischer 1994.

    Images

    Distribution

    Isachne angladei C.E.C.Fisch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1932 Anglade, L. [914], India K000245432 Unknown type material
    Aug 7, 1931 Anglade, L. [914], India K000245431 Unknown type material
    Aug 7, 1931 Sauliere, A. [647], India K000245433 Unknown type material

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1932: 323 (1932)

    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.
    • 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.

    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.
    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