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  1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Stipa L.
      1. Stipa korshinskyi Roshev.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is European Russia to W. Siberia.

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Culms 35-70 cm long. Culm-internodes distally glabrous. Leaf-sheaths mostly shorter than adjacent culm internode. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5 mm long on basal shoots. Leaf-blades filiform; conduplicate; 1-2 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface ribbed; scabrous.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle contracted; linear; 10-20 cm long; bearing few spikelets. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; subterete; 12-16 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus evident; acute.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; subterete; 12-16 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus evident; acute.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; without keels. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume lanceolate; 12-16 mm long; membranous; without keels. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; subterete; 8-9 mm long; coriaceous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface pubescent. Lemma margins convolute; covering most of palea. Lemma apex surmounted by a ring of hairs; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn bigeniculate; 90-120 mm long overall; with twisted column; limb pubescent. Column of lemma awn puberulous; hairy on the spiral. Palea without keels.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3. Anthers 3. Stigmas 2. Ovary glabrous.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; fusiform. Hilum linear.
    Distribution
    Europe: eastern. Asia-temperate: Siberia and Soviet Middle Asia.
    Reference
    Stipeae. Fl USSR 1995.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Altay, East European Russia, Kazakhstan, South European Russi, West Siberia

    Other Data

    Stipa korshinskyi Roshev. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in B.A.Fedchenko, Fl. Asiat. Ross. 12: 163 (1916)

    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.
    • Fedorov, A.A. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Russia. The European part and bordering regions 1: 1-546. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Broekfield.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • von Raab-Straube, E. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2015). Euro+Med-Checklist notulae, 4 Willdenowia 45: 119-129.
    • Malyschev, L.I. & Peschkova, G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 2: 1-362. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
    • Pavlov, N.V. (ed.) (1956). Flora Kazakhstana 1: 1-354. Alma-Ata, Izd-vo Akademii nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.

    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