1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Panicum L.
      1. Panicum dolichoadenotrichum A.Camus

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Annual. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 100 cm long; 5-6 -noded. Culm-internodes glandular; distally pilose. Leaf-sheaths mostly shorter than adjacent culm internode; striately veined; pilose; with tubercle-based hairs; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs bearded. Ligule an eciliate membrane; truncate. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 25-30 cm long; 8-10 mm wide. Leaf-blade venation prominent; with 8-10 secondary veins. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; pyramidal; loose; 22-25 cm long; 13-15 cm wide. Primary panicle branches ascending; 10-12 cm long. Panicle axis with lower internodes 3-4 cm long; pilose; capitate hairs. Panicle branches pilose; with tubercle-based hairs. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels glandular.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; dorsally compressed; 3 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; dorsally compressed; 3 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes similar; shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma; gaping. Lower glume ovate; clasping; 1.4-1.5 mm long; 0.5 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 3(-5) -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 2 mm long; 0.66 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 709 -veined. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; without significant palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous. Fertile lemma oblong; dorsally compressed; 3 mm long; indurate; pallid; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex mucronate. Palea involute; indurate.
    Distribution
    Africa: western Indian ocean.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Camus 2007.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Madagascar

    Panicum dolichoadenotrichum A.Camus appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 108: 161 (1961)

    Not 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. [Cited as Unplaced Name.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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