1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Trisetum Pers.
      1. Trisetum henryi Rendle

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & E. China.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms robust; 120-160 cm long; 4-5 mm diam.; 8 -noded. Culm-internodes distally glabrous. Leaf-sheaths smooth, or scaberulous; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades 15-30 cm long; 8-12 mm wide. Leaf-blade midrib conspicuous. Leaf-blade surface scaberulous; glabrous, or pubescent; sparsely hairy; hairy adaxially. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; dense; 20 cm long; 9 cm wide. Primary panicle branches 3-5 -nate. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 5-6 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes sparsely hairy. Floret callus pubescent.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 5-6 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes sparsely hairy. Floret callus pubescent.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma; shiny; gaping. Lower glume lanceolate; 3 mm long; 0.66 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume primary vein scaberulous. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; 5 mm long; 0.9 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 3 -veined. Upper glume primary vein scaberulous. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; 5 mm long; membranous; shiny; keeled; 3 -veined. Lemma surface asperulous. Lemma apex dentate; 2 -fid; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn dorsal; arising 0.66 way up back of lemma; geniculate; 6 mm long overall; with twisted column. Palea gaping; 4 mm long; hyaline. Palea keels scaberulous.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 3 mm long.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum punctiform.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: China.
    Reference
    Aveneae. Rendle 1995.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast

    Trisetum henryi Rendle appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 2, 1903 Henry, A. [6706], Hubei K000808694
    Feb 1, 1903 Henry, A. [6643], Hubei K000808693

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 36: 400 (1904)

    Accepted by

    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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