1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Vietnamocalamus T.Q.Nguyen

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Vietnam.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; leptomorph. Culms erect; 150-250 cm long; woody. Culm-internodes terete. Lateral branches suffrutescent. Branch complement one. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades lanceolate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence comprising only a few spikelets; axillary; embraced at base by subtending leaf. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 3-4 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; subterete; 12.45-18 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus glabrous.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 3-4 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets linear; subterete; 12.45-18 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus glabrous.
    Glume
    Glumes several; persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; chartaceous; without keels. Upper glume lanceolate; chartaceous; without keels.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; chartaceous; without keel; 7 -veined. Palea chartaceous. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3. Anthers 3. Stigmas 2.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Temperate Asia, or Tropical Asia.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Vietnam

    Vietnamocalamus T.Q.Nguyen appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 76: 874 (1991)

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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