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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Annual. Culms erect; 6-8 cm long. Leaf-sheaths pilose. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or ovate; 1.2-2 cm long; 2.5-5 mm wide; stiff. Leaf-blade surface pilose; sparsely hairy. Leaf-blade margins cartilaginous; scaberulous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 2-3.5 cm long. Primary panicle branches 1-2 cm long. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels 1.5-5 mm long.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong, or obovate; dorsally compressed; obtuse; 2 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong, or obovate; dorsally compressed; obtuse; 2 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes deciduous; similar; shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 1.5 mm long; 0.75 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels. Lower glume surface pubescent; hairy above. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 1.5 mm long; 0.75 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels. Upper glume surface pubescent; hairy above. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; 1.8 mm long; coriaceous; yellow; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea coriaceous; 2 -veined.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
    Reference
    Isachneae. Camus 1994.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Thailand, Vietnam

    Isachne smitinandiana A.Camus appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Kerr, A.F.G. [8679], Thailand K000621284
    Kerr, A.F.G. [20210], Thailand K000621285
    Kerr, A.F.G. [20210], Thailand K000621286
    Sorensen, Th. [2313], Thailand K000688398
    Sorensen, Th. [2235], Thailand K000688399
    Sorensen, Th. [2275], Thailand K000688400
    Sorensen, Th. [6203], Thailand K000688401
    Smitinand, T. [340], Thailand K000290189 isotype
    Smitinand, T. [1789], Thailand K000688403
    Chantaranothai, P. [90/113], Thailand K000688404
    Floto, F. [7353], Thailand K000688402

    First published in Notul. Syst. (Paris) 14: 256 (1953)

    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
    • Iskandar, E.A.P. & Veldkamp, J.F. (2004). A revision of Malesian Isachne sect. Isachne (Gramineae, Panicoideae, Isachneae) Reinwardtia 12: 159-179.
    • 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

    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