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This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Medit. to Iran.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 10-27 cm long. Culm-nodes brown, or black. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long. Leaf-blades involute; 6-10 cm long; 1.5-2 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence composed of racemes; embraced at base by subtending leaf. Racemes 1; single; smoothly terete; bilateral; 4-12 cm long. Rhachis fragile at the nodes; subcylindrical and excavated. Spikelet packing adaxial. Rhachis internodes linear, or oblong; 3-7 mm long. Spikelets sunken; solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 5-7 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 5-7 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes one the lower absent or obscure; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Upper glume lanceolate; 5-7 mm long; 1-1.4 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; without keels; 3 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma lanceolate; 5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 3 -veined. Lemma lateral veins less than two thirds length of lemma. Lemma surface puberulous; hairy above. Lemma apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Anthers 3; 3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ovoid. Embryo 0.2 length of caryopsis.
Distribution
Europe: southwestern, southeastern, and eastern. Africa: north, Macaronesia, and south. Asia-temperate: Caucasus and western Asia. Australasia: Australia and New Zealand. North America: southwest USA and Mexico. South America: southern South America.
Reference
Hainardieae. Fl Turk.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, California, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Louisiana, Mexico Northwest, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, South Australia, South Carolina, Tasmania, Texas, Uruguay, Victoria, Western Australia

Parapholis cylindrica (Willd.) Romero Zarco appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Gay, J. [s.n.] Hainardia cylindrica K000789991

First published in Gramíneas Península Ibérica: 119 (2015)

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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