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

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms decumbent; 70-90 cm long. Culm-internodes distally glabrous. Leaf-sheaths pilose; with tubercle-based hairs. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blade base broadly rounded. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 8-10 cm long; 8-10 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; lanceolate; dense; 12-18 cm long; 4-6 cm wide; contracted about primary branches. Primary panicle branches appressed; 1.5-6 cm long. Panicle axis angular. Panicle branches scabrous; bearded in axils. Spikelets appressed; in pairs. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels unequal; 1-1.5 mm long, or 5-6 mm long; scaberulous.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; dorsally compressed; 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 oblong; dorsally compressed; 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 ovate; 2.5 mm long; 1.4 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 2.4 mm long; 1.4 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume surface puberulous; hairy at apex. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblong; 1.7 mm long; coriaceous; without keel. Lemma surface puberulous. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea coriaceous; 2 -veined. Palea surface puberulous.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
    Reference
    Isachneae. Camus 1997.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Vietnam

    Isachne petelotii A.Camus appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 75: 553 (1928)

    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
    • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.

    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