1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Entolasia Stapf
      1. Entolasia minutifolia B.K.Simon

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Queensland.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms 5-45 cm long; 2-6 -noded. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; flat; 1-2.5 cm long; 1.5-3.5 mm wide; stiff.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes 3-6; borne along a central axis; unilateral; 0.4-0.9 cm long; bearing 3-4 fertile spikelets on each. Central inflorescence axis 0.2-2 cm long. Rhachis angular. Spikelet packing regular; 2 -rowed. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; acute, or acuminate; 2.2-2.5 mm long; 1-1.3 mm wide; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; acute, or acuminate; 2.2-2.5 mm long; 1-1.3 mm wide; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes dissimilar; exceeding apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 0.4 mm long; 0.2 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 0 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; 2.2-2.5 mm long; 1 length of spikelet; herbaceous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; without significant palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; ovate; 2.2-2.4 mm long; 1 length of spikelet; herbaceous; acute. Fertile lemma elliptic; dorsally compressed; 2.1 mm long; coriaceous; yellow, or light brown; without keel. Lemma surface pubescent; hairy all along. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex acute. Palea involute; coriaceous.
    Distribution
    Australasia: Australia.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Simon 2011.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Queensland

    Entolasia minutifolia B.K.Simon appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2010 Blake, S.T. [7709], Australia K000939141 isotype

    First published in Austrobaileya 8: 204 (2010)

    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
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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