1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Alopecurus L.
      1. Alopecurus anatolicus Dogan

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Turkey.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated. Culms erect; 15-33 cm long; 2 -noded. Culm-internodes smooth; distally glabrous. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface, or puberulous; outer margin hairy (below). Ligule an eciliate membrane; 2-4 mm long; obtuse. Leaf-blades 2-6 cm long; 2-6 mm wide; glaucous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle; subtended by an inflated leaf-sheath. Panicle spiciform; oblong; 2.5-3 cm long; 0.7-1 cm wide. Primary panicle branches accrescent to a central axis; with evident branchlets on axis. Panicle axis with rounded ribs. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels oblong.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 5-7 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 5-7 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes connate along margins below; 0.15 of their length connate; similar; exceeding apex of florets; recurved at apex. Lower glume lanceolate; 5-7 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Lower glume primary vein ciliate. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume lanceolate; 5-7 mm long; 1.2-1.4 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume primary vein ciliate. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; 4-5 mm long; membranous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma margins connate below; with 0.5 of their length connate. Lemma apex acute; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.5 way up back of lemma; straight, or curved; 5-6.5 mm long overall; with a straight or slightly twisted column. Palea 3 mm long; 0.6-0.75 length of lemma; 1 -veined.
    Flowers
    Lodicules absent. Anthers 3; 3 mm long; yellow.
    Fruits
    Disseminule comprising a spikelet.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: western Asia.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Dogan 2003.

    Distribution

    Alopecurus anatolicus Dogan appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 45: 114 (1988)

    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.

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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