1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Oreopoa H.Scholz & Parolly

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms erect; 9-15 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades filiform, or linear; stiff.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 3-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 4-8 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 3-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 4-8 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume elliptic; 0.75 length of upper glume; membranous; without keels; 1-3 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex erose; acute. Upper glume elliptic; 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; with hyaline margins; without keels; 3 -veined. Upper glume apex erose; obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; membranous; much thinner on margins; without keel; 5-7 -veined. Lemma apex erose; acute. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Distribution
    Temperate Asia.

    Distribution

    Oreopoa H.Scholz & Parolly appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Willdenowia 34: 146 (2004)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2019). World Checklist of Vascular Plants (WCVP Database) The Board of 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