1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Dinochloa Buse
      1. Dinochloa morowaliensis 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; 20 cm long; mid-green and white; distally pruinose. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement several. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 7-8.5 cm long; glabrous; hairy on margins; without auricles; setose on shoulders; shoulders with 8-11 mm long hairs. Culm-sheath ligule 1 mm high; entire. Culm-sheath blade narrowly ovate; erect; 7-7.9 cm long; 8-12 mm wide; attenuate. Leaf-sheaths outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; curly; 5-10 mm long. Leaf-sheath auricles erect; 1-2 mm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1-1.5 mm long. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 24-38 cm long; 31-48 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent; 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; 12-14 cm long overall. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 2 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 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes two; persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume ovate; 1.2-1.5 mm long. Lower glume apex acute; mucronate. Upper glume ovate; 1.2-1.5 mm long. Upper glume apex acute; mucronate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; 2 mm long; coriaceous; without keel. Lemma surface glabrous. Lemma apex acute. Palea involute; 2 mm long; coriaceous; without keels. Palea surface glabrous.
    Flowers
    Anthers 6; 1 mm long; yellow.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Malesia.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Widjaja 2009.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Sulawesi

    Dinochloa morowaliensis Widjaja appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Reinwardtia 12: 436 (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