1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Puccinellia Parl.
      1. Puccinellia chinampoensis Ohwi

        This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Hebei, Liaoning) to N. Korea.

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Culms 60-70 cm long. Leaf-sheaths open for most of their length; smooth. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long; obtuse. Leaf-blades convolute; 3-7 cm long; 2 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface ribbed; grooved adaxially; scabrous; rough adaxially.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 7-15 cm long. Primary panicle branches 3-5 -nate. Panicle branches scabrous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 4-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 4-5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 4-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 4-5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 0.7-1 mm long; 0.75 length of upper glume; membranous; without keels; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume lanceolate; 1-1.3 mm long; 0.66 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma obovate; 1.8-2 mm long; membranous; much thinner above; mid-green and light brown; suffused with last colour; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma lateral veins obscure; stopping well short of apex. Lemma surface pubescent; hairy below; hairy on veins. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea 1 length of lemma; 2 -veined. Palea keels scaberulous; ciliolate; adorned with hairs below. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 1-1.2 mm long. Ovary glabrous.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum punctiform.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China and eastern Asia.
    Reference
    Poeae. Ohwi 1996.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    China North-Central, Korea, Manchuria

    Puccinellia chinampoensis Ohwi appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 4: 31 (1935)

    Accepted by

    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Lee, W.T. (1996). Lineamenta Florae Koreae: 1-1688. Soul T'ukpyolsi: Ak'ademi Sojok.

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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