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This species is accepted, and its native range is Turkey (Içel).

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Morphology General Habit
Annual. Culms erect; 25-30 cm long. Leaf-sheaths pilose. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades 3-5 cm long; 1.5-2.5 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pilose; densely hairy.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 7 cm long; 6 cm wide. Primary panicle branches ascending; bearing 1-4 fertile spikelets on each lower branch. Panicle branches straight, or flexuous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels 1 length of fertile spikelet.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 10-15 mm long; 5-6 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
Fertile
Spikelets with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 10-15 mm long; 5-6 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 2-3.5 mm long; 0.75 length of upper glume; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; 4-4.5 mm long; 0.75-0.9 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; without keels; 5-7 -veined. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma trullate; widest at 0.5-0.66 of its length from base; 5.5-6 mm long; 3-4 mm wide; chartaceous; without keel; 7-9 -veined. Lemma surface puberulous. Lemma apex entire; emarginate, or obtuse; muticous. Palea 1 length of lemma. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2; membranous. Anthers 3; 2.5 mm long. Ovary with a fleshy appendage above style insertion; pubescent on apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid; hairy at apex; apex fleshy. Hilum linear.
Distribution
Asia-temperate: western Asia.
Reference
Bromeae. Fl Turk 1993.

Native to:

Turkey

Bromus psammophilus P.M.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 42: 492 (1985)

Accepted by

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1985). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 9: 1-724. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1985). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 9: 1-724. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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