1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Alopecurus L.
      1. Alopecurus turczaninovii O.D.Nikif.

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose; clumped loosely. Rhizomes short. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 15-30 cm long; 2-3 -noded. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades 1-4 mm wide.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle spiciform; oblong; 2-3 cm long; 1-1.5 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 oblong; laterally compressed; 4-4.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 4-4.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes connate along margins below; 0.1 of their length connate; similar; exceeding apex of florets. Lower glume lanceolate; 4-4.5 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Lower glume primary vein ciliate. Lower glume surface pilose; hairy on veins. Lower glume apex truncate. Upper glume lanceolate; 4-4.5 mm long; 1.1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume primary vein ciliate. Upper glume surface pilose; hairy on veins. Upper glume apex truncate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma oblong; 3.5-4 mm long; membranous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma lateral veins obscure. Lemma margins connate below. Lemma apex truncate; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; 9-10 mm long overall.
    Fruits
    Disseminule comprising a spikelet.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Siberia.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Nikiforova 2005.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Altay, Buryatiya, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Tuva

    Alopecurus turczaninovii O.D.Nikif. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 73: 1606 (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.
    • Malyschev, L.I. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 2: 1-362. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Malyschev, L.I. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 2: 1-362. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.

    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