1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Agrostopoa Davidse, Soreng & P.M.Peterson

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Colombia.

    [GB]

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    Habit
    Annual (1), or perennial (2). Culms erect, or geniculately ascending (2); slender (1/1); 7-16.16-29 cm long; without nodal roots (2/2), or rooting from lower nodes (2/2). Lateral branches ample (1/1). Leaf-sheaths open for most of their length. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle; exserted (2), or embraced at base by subtending leaf (1). Panicle open. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels tip widened (2/2).
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 3-6.5-10 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus glabrous.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 3-6.5-10 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus glabrous.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; reaching apex of florets (1), or exceeding apex of florets (2). Lower glume lanceolate; 0.66-0.8933-1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined, or 3 -veined (2). Lower glume lateral veins absent, or distinct (2). Lower glume apex acute (2), or acuminate (1). Upper glume lanceolate; 1-1.166-1.3 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; with undifferentiated margins (1), or hyaline margins (2); 1-keeled; 1 -veined, or 3 -veined (2). Upper glume apex acute (2), or acuminate (1).
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; membranous; much thinner above; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma midvein scaberulous. Lemma lateral veins obscure. Lemma surface smooth (1), or papillose (2). Lemma apex entire, or dentate (2); 3 -fid (2/2); acute; mucronate (1), or awned (2); 1 -awned (2/2). Principal lemma awn apical, or from a sinus (2); straight, or curved (1), or flexuous (1). Palea 0.9-0.9667-1 length of lemma. Palea keels smooth (1), or scaberulous (1), or scabrous (1).
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; acute (1/1). Anthers 2 (1), or 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; fusiform (1/1).
    Distribution
    South America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Agrostopoa Davidse, Soreng & P.M.Peterson appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Novon 19: 33 (2009)

    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