1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Dinochloa Buse
      1. Dinochloa sepang Widjaja & Astuti

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Sunda Islands (Bali).

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; 6-30 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thick-walled; 15.3-23 cm long; distally pubescent. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement many. Culm-sheaths hispid; hairy at the base; with dark brown hairs; convex at apex; auriculate; with 3 mm high auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 4 mm high. Culm-sheath blade lanceolate; reflexed; 5.4-10.3 cm long. Leaf-sheath auricles absent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1-2 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.1-0.4 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 15-27 cm long; 17-55 mm wide.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in globose clusters; dense; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between clusters. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 3-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 3-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume orbicular; chartaceous; without keels. Upper glume ovate; 1.1-1.5 mm long; 0.4-0.5 length of adjacent fertile lemma; chartaceous; without keels. Upper glume apex cuspidate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblate; 3 mm long; coriaceous; without keel. Lemma apex cuspidate. Palea orbicular; involute; 4 mm long; coriaceous; without keels.
    Flowers
    Lodicules absent. Anthers 6; 1-2 mm long; red. Stigmas 3. Ovary umbonate.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with fleshy pericarp; obovoid; 4-5 mm long.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Malesia.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Widjaja 2006.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Lesser Sunda Is.

    Dinochloa sepang Widjaja & Astuti appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Reinwardtia 12: 200 (2004)

    Accepted by

    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy 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