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  1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Holttumochloa K.M.Wong
      1. Holttumochloa korbuensis K.M.Wong

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Peninsula Malaysia.

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    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms 40 mm diam.; woody; without nodal roots. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement many. Leaves cauline. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 0.5 mm long. Collar with external ligule. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath; petiole 0.1-0.2 cm long. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 3.5-7.5 cm long; 6-10 mm wide. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence bractiferous; linear; with glumaceous subtending bracts; with axillary buds at base of spikelet; prophyllate below lateral spikelets.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 10-12 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; 2 mm long.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 10-12 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes definite; 2 mm long.
    Glume
    Glumes several; comprising 1-2 gemmiferous bracts; 1 empty glumes.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma ovate; 4-5 mm long; without keel. Lemma margins ciliolate. Lemma apex acute. Palea 3-4 mm long; 10 -veined. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3; membranous; glabrous. Anthers 6; 1-1.5 mm long; anther tip smooth. Filaments free. Stigmas 3. Ovary umbonate; pubescent on apex.
    Distribution
    Asia-tropical: Malesia.
    Reference
    Bambuseae. Wong 1996.

    Distribution

    Other Data

    Holttumochloa korbuensis K.M.Wong appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull. 48: 520 (1993)

    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.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.

    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 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