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  1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Leymus Hochst.
      1. Leymus latiglumis Tzvelev

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Uzbekistan.

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    Habit
    Perennial; mat forming. Culms 40-100 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades 3-6 mm wide; coriaceous; stiff; glaucous. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Peduncle pubescent above. Racemes 1; single; linear; bilateral; 8-25 cm long. Rhachis pubescent on surface. Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis. Rhachis internodes linear. Spikelets appressed; in pairs, or in threes. Fertile spikelets sessile; 2-3 in the cluster.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 12-15 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 12-15 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; 3 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins obscure. Lower glume surface scabrous. Lower glume margins ciliate. Lower glume apex setaceously attenuate. Upper glume lanceolate; 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; 2-3 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins obscure. Upper glume surface scabrous. Upper glume apex setaceously attenuate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma lanceolate; 11-14 mm long; coriaceous; mid-green; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface glabrous. Lemma apex acuminate; mucronate, or awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn 0.5-1 mm long overall. Palea 2 -veined. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Distribution
    Asia-temperate: Soviet Middle Asia.
    Reference
    Triticeae. Zlaki 1997.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Uzbekistan

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Leymus latiglumis Tzvelev appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 9: 62 (1972)

    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.

    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