1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Dasypyrum (Coss. & Durieu) T.Durand

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Medit. to Central Asia.

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    Habit
    Annual (1), or perennial (1). Rhizomes absent (1), or elongated (1). Culms erect (1), or decumbent (1); 10-51.25-100 cm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent (1), or falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes single; oblong; bilateral. Rhachis fragile at the nodes; flattened (1/1). Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis. Rhachis internodes oblong; falling with spikelet above. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 7-12.5-20 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 7-12.5-20 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Glume
    Glumes shorter than spikelet. Lower glume oblong; 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; 2-keeled; 2-5 -veined (1). Lower glume surface glabrous (1), or pilose (1); without hair tufts (1), or with tufts of hair along primary vein (1). Lower glume apex truncate, or obtuse (1); awned. Upper glume oblong; 0.5-0.625-0.75 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; with membranous margins; 2-keeled; 2-5 -veined (1). Upper glume primary vein eciliate (1), or ciliate (1). Upper glume lateral veins convergent at apex. Upper glume surface glabrous (1), or pilose (1); without hair tufts (1), or with tufts of hair along primary vein (1). Upper glume apex truncate, or obtuse (1); awned; 1 -awned.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate, or oblong (1); coriaceous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma midvein eciliate (1), or ciliate (1). Lemma surface glabrous (1), or pubescent (1), or pilose (1); hairy on veins; without hair tufts (1), or with tufts of hair on midvein (1). Lemma apex entire, or dentate (1); 2 -fid (1/1); emarginate (1), or truncate (1), or acuminate (1); awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn apical, or from a sinus (1). Palea 1 length of lemma. Palea keels scabrous. Apical sterile florets 1 in number, or 2-3 in number (1); barren; linear (1), or lanceolate (1).
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2 (1/1). Anthers 3 (1/1). Ovary unappendaged (1), or with a fleshy appendage below style insertion (1); pubescent on apex.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp (1/1); oblong (1/1); laterally compressed (1/1); trigonous (1/1). Embryo 0.25 length of caryopsis. Hilum linear (1/1); 1 length of caryopsis.
    Distribution
    Europe, or Africa, or Temperate Asia (1).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Bulgaria, Corse, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Morocco, North Caucasus, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Pennsylvania

    Dasypyrum (Coss. & Durieu) T.Durand appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Index Gen. Phan.: 504 (1888)

    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