1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Isachne R.Br.
      1. Isachne pangerangensis Zoll. & Moritzi

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; cushion forming, or mat forming, or caespitose. Culms geniculately ascending, or decumbent; 10-60 cm long. Leaves distichous. Leaf-sheaths hirsute; outer margin hairy. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blade base amplexicaul. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 1-3 cm long; 3-5 mm wide; stiff. Leaf-blade surface ribbed. Leaf-blade margins ciliate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; elliptic, or ovate; 2-9 cm long. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets obovate; dorsally compressed; obtuse; 2.2 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; terete.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets obovate; dorsally compressed; obtuse; 2.2 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; terete.
    Glume
    Glumes deciduous; similar; reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 2.2 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5-7 -veined. Lower glume surface glabrous, or pubescent; hairy at apex. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 2.2 mm long; membranous; without keels; 5-7 -veined. Upper glume surface glabrous, or puberulous; hairy at apex. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; 2.2 mm long; coriaceous; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse; without ornament, or pubescent. Palea coriaceous; 2 -veined.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Malesia.
    Reference
    Isachneae. Jansen 1993.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera

    Isachne pangerangensis Zoll. & Moritzi appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in H.Zollinger, Syst. Verz. Ind. Archip. 2: 102 (1854)

    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