1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Cyathopus Stapf

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to S. Central China.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms 80-100 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open. Primary panicle branches whorled at most nodes. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 2.5-3 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 2.5-3 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes reaching apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume oblong; 1 length of upper glume; chartaceous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Lower glume surface asperulous. Lower glume apex caudate. Upper glume oblong; 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; chartaceous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume surface asperulous. Upper glume apex caudate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblong; membranous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma apex acute. Palea 1 length of lemma.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; membranous. Anthers 3.
    Distribution
    Temperate Asia, or Tropical Asia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central, East Himalaya, West Himalaya

    Cyathopus Stapf appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 25: t. 2395 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the 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