1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Dinochloa Buse
      1. Dinochloa aopaensis Widjaja

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sulawesi.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms 20 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; 25-35 cm long; mid-green and white; distally pruinose. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 5.4-6 cm long; glabrous; glabrous on margins; auriculate; with 1-2 mm high auricles. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade ovate; cordate; erect; 4-5.5 cm long; 5-9 mm wide; attenuate. Leaf-sheaths outer margin glabrous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles erect; 0.5 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 18-29.7 cm long; 17-25 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pilose; sparsely hairy; hairy abaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in compact unilateral clumps; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets; leafless between branches; 25 cm long overall. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 2-2.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 2-2.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes two; persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume ovate; 1-1.5 mm long. Lower glume apex acute; mucronate. Upper glume ovate; 1-1.5 mm long. Upper glume apex acute; mucronate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; 2.2 mm long; coriaceous; without keel. Lemma apex acute. Palea involute; 2 mm long; coriaceous; without keels.
    Flowers
    Anthers 6; 1 mm long; yellow.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Malesia.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Widjaja 2009.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Sulawesi

    Dinochloa aopaensis Widjaja appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Reinwardtia 12: 435 (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