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  1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Homopholis C.E.Hubb.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Australia.

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    Habit
    Perennial. Stolons present. Culms 30-40 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 4.5-6 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 4.5-6 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes exceeding apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 1.1 length of upper glume; without keels; 7 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; membranous; without keels; 7 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume surface pubescent. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret lanceolate; membranous; 7 -veined; ribbed; acute. Fertile lemma elliptic; cartilaginous; 5-7 -veined. Lemma margins covering most of palea. Lemma apex rostrate. Palea cartilaginous; without keels.
    Distribution
    Australasia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Queensland

    Accepted Species

    Other Data

    Homopholis C.E.Hubb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1934: 126 (1934)

    Accepted by

    • Zuloaga F.O., Salariato D.L. & Scataglini A. (2018). Molecular phylogeny of Panicum s. str. (Poaceae, Panicoideae, Paniceae) and insights into its biogeography and evolution PLoS ONE 13(2, e0191529): 1-39.
    • 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