1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Panicum L.
      1. Panicum fauriei Hitchc.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Hawaiian Islands.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Annual; caespitose. Culms 2-30(-46) cm long. Culm-internodes distally pubescent. Culm-nodes pubescent. Lateral branches sparse. Leaves cauline. Leaf-sheaths puberulous. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate; 1-2.5 mm long. Ligule a ciliate membrane; 0.4-1.6 mm long. Leaf-blades flat, or involute; 1.5-12 cm long; 1-4 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pilose; hairy adaxially (puberulous below).
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; linear; 1-11 cm long. Primary panicle branches appressed. Panicle axis with scattered hairs, or puberulous. Panicle branches puberulous, or pilose. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; acute, or acuminate; 1.5-4.2 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; acute, or acuminate; 1.5-4.2 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 3-5 -veined. Lower glume surface glabrous, or pubescent; without hair tufts, or with an apical beard. Lower glume hairs 0.6-3.5 mm long. Lower glume apex acute, or acuminate. Upper glume elliptic; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5-9 -veined. Upper glume surface glabrous, or pubescent; without hair tufts, or with an apical beard. Upper glume hairs 0.6-3.5 mm long. Upper glume apex acute, or acuminate.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; elliptic; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; 7 -veined; glabrous, or pubescent; hairy above; acute. Palea of lower sterile floret 0.15-0.2 length of lemma. Fertile lemma elliptic; dorsally compressed; 1.2-1.8 mm long; indurate; dark brown; shiny; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex acute. Palea involute; indurate.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 0.8-1.1 mm long.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    Pacific: north-central.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Wagner 1993.

    Images

    Distribution

    Panicum fauriei Hitchc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Vanderyst [6370], Zaire K000282414
    Vanderyst, H. [5012], Zaire K000282415
    Vanderyst, H. [6370], Zaïre K000282416
    Vanderyst, H. [6370], Zaïre K000282417
    Vanderyst, H. [6370], Zaire K000282418
    Hosaka, E. Y. [2611], USA Panicum carteri K000674369 isotype
    Hosaka, E. Y. [2611], USA Panicum carteri K000674370 isotype
    Degener, O. [21807], USA Panicum degeneri K000674368 Unknown type material
    Sylva [s.n.], USA Panicum annuale K000674367 isotype
    St. John, H., Hatheway, W. H. [23954], USA Panicum ninoleense K000674366

    First published in Mem. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. 8: 182 (1922)

    Accepted by

    • Clayton, W.D. & Snow, N. (2010). A key to Pacific Grasses: 1-107. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

    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.
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    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