1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Panicum L.
      1. Panicum caudiglume Hack.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Philippines to Jawa.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Annual. Culms geniculately ascending; 30-80 cm long; 4 -noded. Ligule a ciliate membrane. Leaf-blades 7-14 cm long; 3-7 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pilose; hairy on both sides; with tubercle-based hairs. Leaf-blade apex acute.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; oblong; loose; 20-25 cm long. Primary panicle branches spreading; 1 -nate. Panicle branches capillary; scabrous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 2.5 mm long; falling entire. Rhachilla internodes elongated between glumes. Rhachilla elongation 0.5 mm long.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 2.5 mm long; falling entire. Rhachilla internodes elongated between glumes. Rhachilla elongation 0.5 mm long.
    Glume
    Glumes dissimilar; reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma; gaping. Lower glume ovate; 0.75 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins ribbed. Lower glume surface scabrous; rough on veins. Lower glume apex acuminate; awned; 1 -awned. Lower glume awn 0.5-1 mm long. Upper glume ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; 5 -veined; acuminate. Fertile lemma oblong; dorsally compressed; 1.5 mm long; indurate; pallid; shiny; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea involute; indurate.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Malesia.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Hack 1994.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Philippines

    Panicum caudiglume Hack. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 51: 428 (1901)

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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