1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Isachne R.Br.
      1. Isachne eberhardtii A.Camus

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

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    Habit
    Annual. Culms decumbent; 10-15 cm long; rooting from lower nodes. Culm-nodes pubescent. Leaf-sheaths outer margin hairy. Ligule a ciliate membrane. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4-5 cm long; 7-12 mm wide; stiff. Leaf-blade midrib conspicuous. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; sparsely hairy; hairy abaxially, or on both sides; with tubercle-based hairs. Leaf-blade margins cartilaginous.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 2.5-3.5 cm long; 1.5 cm wide. Primary panicle branches ascending, or spreading. Panicle branches with scattered hairs. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets orbicular; dorsally compressed; 2-2.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating above glumes but not between florets.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets orbicular; dorsally compressed; 2-2.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating above glumes but not between florets.
    Glume
    Glumes deciduous; similar; exceeding apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume orbicular; 2-2.5 mm long; 1.1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 9 -veined. Lower glume surface pubescent. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume orbicular; 2-2.5 mm long; 1.1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 9 -veined. Upper glume surface pubescent. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; 2-2.5 mm long; cartilaginous; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea cartilaginous; 2 -veined.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
    Reference
    Isachneae. Lecomte 1994.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Vietnam

    Isachne eberhardtii A.Camus appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 25: 671 (1919)

    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
    • 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
    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