1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Elymus L.
      1. Elymus probatovae Tzvelev

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

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose; clumped loosely. Culms erect; 30-60 cm long. Culm-nodes pubescent. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades 1.2-4 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface puberulous; hairy on both sides.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes 1; single; bilateral; 3-8 cm long. Rhachis flattened. Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis; crowded; regular; 2 -rowed. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2-4 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes pubescent.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2-4 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes pubescent.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 6.5-8 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; much thinner above; without keels; 3-5 -veined. Lower glume surface scabrous; rough on veins. Lower glume apex acuminate; mucronate. Upper glume lanceolate; 7-10 mm long; 6.5-8 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; much thinner above; without keels; 3-5 -veined. Upper glume surface scabrous; rough on veins. Upper glume apex acuminate; mucronate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate to oblong; 7.5-10 mm long; coriaceous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface scabrous. Lemma apex acute; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn 2-4 mm long overall. Palea 1 length of lemma; 2 -veined. Palea keels scabrous. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Soviet far east.
    Reference
    Triticeae. Tzvelev 2011.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kamchatka

    Elymus probatovae Tzvelev appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 93: 1592 (2008)

    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