1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Mullerochloa K.M.Wong

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

    [GB]

    nonem

    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; 500-700 cm long; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheath blade linear. Leaf-sheath auricles erect. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; leafless between clusters.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 5-7 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets ovate; subterete; 5-7 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 5-7 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets ovate; subterete; 5-7 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Lower glume ovate. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume ovate. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; without keel; 7 -veined. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3; membranous.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Australasia.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Queensland

    Mullerochloa K.M.Wong appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Blumea 50: 434 (2005)

    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