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  1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Thedachloa S.W.L.Jacobs

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is NW. Australia.

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    Habit
    Annual. Stolons present. Culms decumbent; slender; 10-30 cm long; rooting from lower nodes. Culm-nodes constricted. Lateral branches lacking, or sparse. Ligule a fringe of hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle spiciform. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; gibbous; 1.7-2.1 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; laterally compressed; gibbous; 1.7-2.1 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; clasping; hyaline; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins obscure. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume ovate; gibbous; 1.6-1.9 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; without keels; 7 -veined. Upper glume surface setose; with tubercle-based hairs. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets male, or barren; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret elliptic; membranous; 7 -veined; sulcate; acute. Fertile lemma elliptic; cartilaginous; without keel. Lemma margins involute.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Embryo 0.45 length of caryopsis.
    Distribution
    Australasia.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Western Australia

    Accepted Species

    Other Data

    Thedachloa S.W.L.Jacobs appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Telopea 10: 635 (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