1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Panicum L.
      1. Panicum chillagoanum B.K.Simon

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Queensland.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Annual; caespitose. Culms erect; 15-60 cm long; 2-3 -noded. Lateral branches lacking. Leaf-sheaths longer than adjacent culm internode. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate. Ligule a ciliate membrane; 1 mm long. Leaf-blades 2-12 cm long; 2-5 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pilose; sparsely hairy; with tubercle-based hairs. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 4-25 cm long. Primary panicle branches spreading; 3-14 cm long; bearing 15-20 fertile spikelets on each lower branch. Panicle axis smooth. Panicle branches scabrous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels angular; 3-12 mm long; scabrous.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 2.1-2.7 mm long; 0.8-1 mm wide; falling entire. Rhachilla internodes elongated between glumes.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 2.1-2.7 mm long; 0.8-1 mm wide; falling entire. Rhachilla internodes elongated between glumes.
    Glume
    Glumes dissimilar; reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 0.9-1.2 mm long; 0.4-0.5 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; without significant palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; acuminate. Fertile lemma oblong; dorsally compressed; 1.5 mm long; indurate; light brown; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Palea involute; indurate.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 1.5 mm long.
    Distribution
    Australasia: Australia.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Simon 1995.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Queensland

    Panicum chillagoanum B.K.Simon appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 18, 1991 Simon, B. K. [3556], Queensland K000674384 isotype

    First published in Austrobaileya 3: 596 (1992)

    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
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    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