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  1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Tribolium Desv.
      1. Tribolium uniolae (L.f.) Renvoize

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cape Prov.

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Culms erect; 10-60 cm long. Leaves mostly basal. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades involute; 3-20 cm long; 1-3 mm wide; stiff.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes 1; single; unilateral; 0.8-7 cm long. Rhachis semiterete; scaberulous on margins. Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis; crowded; regular; 2 -rowed. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 3-14 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets ovate to orbicular; laterally compressed; obtuse; 5-8 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 3-14 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets ovate to orbicular; laterally compressed; obtuse; 5-8 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet; similar to fertile lemma in texture. Lower glume ovate; 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; 1-keeled; 5 -veined. Lower glume surface glabrous. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; 1-keeled; 5 -veined. Upper glume surface glabrous. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; 4-5.5 mm long; coriaceous; much thinner on margins; without keel; 7 -veined. Lemma surface pilose; hairy below; with clavate hairs. Lemma margins eciliate. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea 2 -veined. Palea keels winged; narrowly winged; ciliolate. Palea surface pilose; with turgid hairs. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; cuneate; fleshy; ciliate.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with tardily free pericarp.
    Distribution
    Africa: south. Australasia: Australia.
    Reference
    Arundineae. WDC.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces

    Introduced into:

    Victoria, Western Australia

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Tribolium uniolae (L.f.) Renvoize appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1997 Davidse, G. [34169], South Africa K000309606
    Jan 1, 1997 DuToit, P.C.V. [1362], South Africa K000309605
    Jan 1, 1995 Burchell [6546], South Africa K000309595
    Jan 1, 1995 Burchell [491], South Africa K000309596
    Jan 1, 1995 Burchell [29], South Africa K000309597
    Jan 1, 1995 Burchell [6563], South Africa K000309598
    Jan 1, 1995 Burchell [6403], South Africa K000309599
    Jan 1, 1995 Harvey [143], South Africa K000309601
    Jan 1, 1995 Wright, C. [s.n.], South Africa K000309592
    Jan 1, 1995 Bolus, H. [2701], South Africa K000309594
    Jan 1, 1995 MacOwan [794], South Africa K000309602
    Jan 1, 1995 MacGillivray, J. [394], South Africa K000309604
    Jan 1, 1995 s.coll. [195], South Africa K000309593
    Jan 1, 1995 Gillivray, J. M. [394], South Africa K000309590
    Jan 1, 1994 Davidse, G. [34169], South Africa K000309577
    Jan 1, 1994 Davidse, G. [33937], South Africa K000309578
    Jan 1, 1994 Davidse, G. [34141], South Africa K000309583
    Jan 1, 1994 Davidse, G. [34119], South Africa K000309586
    Jan 1, 1994 M [s.n.], South Africa K000309650
    Jan 1, 1994 Phillips, E.P. [11119], South Africa K000309649
    Jan 1, 1994 s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000309647
    Jan 1, 1994 s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000309651
    Jan 1, 1994 s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000309648
    Jan 1, 1987 Davidse, G. [34104], South Africa K000309584
    Jan 1, 1987 Davidse, G. [34109], South Africa K000309585
    Jan 1, 1987 Davidse, G. [34146], South Africa K000309588
    Jan 1, 1987 Davidse, G. [34123], South Africa K000309589
    Jan 1, 1987 Davidse, G. [34118], South Africa K000309607
    Jan 1, 1987 Davidse, G. [34082], South Africa K000309608
    Jan 1, 1982 Smook, L. [3761], South Africa K000309665
    Story, R. [3589], South Africa K000309661
    Smith, C.A. [4666], South Africa K000309666
    Crook, A.O. [1023], South Africa K000309633
    Crook, A.O. [2423], South Africa K000309658
    Oliver, E.G.H. [3686], South Africa K000309627
    Garside, S. [1136], South Africa K000309614
    Garside, S. [1331], South Africa K000309622
    Garside, S. [1106], South Africa K000309623
    Taylor, H.C. [9805], South Africa K000309626
    Taylor, H.C. [4509], South Africa K000309644
    Taylor, H.C. [5585], South Africa K000309645
    Godfrey, R.K. [1234], South Africa K000309669
    Thompson, M.F. [2141], South Africa K000309609
    Brown, A. [2], Australia K000309564
    Brown, A. [s.n.], Australia K000309565
    Forster [s.n.], South Africa K000367290
    Davidse, G. [34163], South Africa K000309587
    Parker, R.N. [4837], South Africa K000309639
    Parker, R.N. [3534], South Africa K000309654
    Werdermann, E. [143], South Africa K000309612
    Pearson, H.H.W. [3531], South Africa K000309640
    Zeyher [1831], South Africa K000367288
    Acocks, J.P.H. [17426], South Africa K000309671
    Mund [s.n.], South Africa K000367289
    Adamson, R.S. [4076], South Africa K000309646
    MacOwan [2074], South Africa K000309603
    Fourcade, H.G. [1936], South Africa K000309664
    Ecklon, U.J. [960], South Africa K000367287 Unknown type material
    Liebenberg, L.C.C. [8330], South Africa K000309625
    Wilman, M. [s.n.], South Africa K000309629
    Stephens, E.L. [7132], South Africa K000309617
    Stephens, E.L. [7133], South Africa K000309618
    Bos, J.J. [747], South Africa K000309636
    Prior, A. [s.n.], South Africa K000309616
    Woolley Dod [3110], South Africa K000367291
    Hanekom, W.J. [2638], South Africa K000309611
    Archibald, E.E.A. [4507], South Africa K000309613
    Sandwith, C. [86], South Africa K000367286
    Sandwith, C. [180], South Africa K000309652
    Sandwith, C. [177], South Africa K000309668
    Boucher, C. [1944], South Africa K000309624
    Boucher, C. [3333], South Africa K000309632
    Boucher, C. [773], South Africa K000309643
    Boucher, C. [1657], South Africa K000309663
    Andreae, H. [31], South Africa K000309667
    Ellis, R.P. [597], South Africa K000309634
    Ellis, R.P. [2972], South Africa K000309637
    Ellis, R.P. [682], South Africa K000309657
    Reid, C. [1618], South Africa K000309600
    Cleghorn, W.B. [2489], South Africa K000309659
    Theron, G.C. [960], South Africa K000309662
    Pretorius, W.A.J. [552], South Africa K000309576
    Ryves, T.B. [SA03/060], South Africa K000309575
    Schlechter, R. [1811], South Africa K000309621
    s.coll. [245], South Africa K000309591
    s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000309615
    s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000309619
    s.coll. [7001], South Africa K000309620
    s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000309653
    Plamer, C.B. [402], Australia K000309563
    vanZyl, L. [3478], South Africa K000309610
    Loxton, A.E. [174], South Africa K000309628
    Loxton, A.E. [173], South Africa K000309655
    DeWinter [9043], South Africa K000309630
    Low, A.B. [1033], South Africa K000309631
    Low, A.B. [960], South Africa K000309638
    Booysen, L.I. [68], South Africa K000309635
    Menzier, A. [s.n.], South Africa K000309641
    Menzier, A. [s.n.], South Africa K000309642
    Lottet, L. [13], South Africa K000309656
    van Rensburg, W.L.J. [256], South Africa K000309670

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull. 40: 797 (1985)

    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.
    • Mallett, K. (ed.) (2005). Flora of Australia 44B: 1-486. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Mallett, K. (ed.) (2005). Flora of Australia 44B: 1-486. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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