1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Calamagrostis Adans.
      1. Calamagrostis minarovii Hüseyin

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Culms erect; 7-90 cm long. Culm-internodes distally glabrous. Leaf-sheaths smooth. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 4-6 mm long. Leaf-blades 4.5-6.5 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle contracted; linear; 10-14 cm long. Panicle branches scabrous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 10-14 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.66 length of lemma.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 10-14 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 0.66 length of lemma.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume lanceolate; 1.3-1.4 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; 5-6 mm long; membranous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma lateral veins distinct. Lemma surface asperulous. Lemma apex erose; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.1 way up back of lemma; geniculate; 10-12 mm long overall; with twisted column. Column of lemma awn 5-6 mm long. Rhachilla extension 1.5-2 mm long; villous; with 3-4 mm long hairs.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 3-4 mm long; yellow.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Caucasus.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Gussejnov 2006.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    North Caucasus

    Calamagrostis minarovii Hüseyin appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 73: 1741 (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.
    • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

    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 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