1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Isachne R.Br.
      1. Isachne puberula Bor

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms decumbent; 15-30 cm long. Culm-internodes distally glabrous, or pubescent. Culm-nodes pubescent. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or pilose; with tubercle-based hairs; outer margin hairy. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades 2-5 cm long; 2-3 mm wide; stiff. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough on both sides; glabrous, or pilose; with tubercle-based hairs. Leaf-blade margins cartilaginous; scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acute.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 3-6 cm long; 1.5-3 cm wide. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; 1.75 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes suppressed between florets.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; 1.75 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes suppressed between florets.
    Glume
    Glumes deciduous; similar; shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume elliptic, or oblong; 0.75 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 7-9 -veined. Lower glume surface flat; scabrous; rough between veins. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume elliptic, or oblong; 0.8 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 7 -veined. Upper glume surface scabrous; rough between veins. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic, or obovate; 1.5 mm long; chartaceous; without keel. Lemma surface puberulous. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea chartaceous; 2 -veined.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 1-1.2 mm long.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
    Reference
    Isachneae. Bor 1993.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Thailand

    Isachne puberula Bor appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Larsen, K. [9781], Thailand K000290188 holotype
    Larsen, K. [32320], Thailand K000688392
    Larsen, K. [10062], Thailand K000688393
    Larsen, K. [10061], Thailand K000688394

    First published in Dansk Bot. Ark. 23: 147 (1965)

    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
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    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.
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    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