1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Maclurochloa K.M.Wong

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

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    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms scandent; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete. Lateral branches dendroid. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; clustered at the nodes; in untidy tufts; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; leafless between clusters.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 7.47-10.8 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 7.47-10.8 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes several.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; without keel. Lemma apex apiculate. Palea keels ciliolate. Apical sterile florets 2 in number.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3; ciliate. Anthers 6. Ovary umbonate.
    Distribution
    Tropical Asia.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malaya, Vietnam

    Maclurochloa K.M.Wong appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 48: 528 (1993)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the 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 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