Temochloa S.Dransf.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Thailand.

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms arching, or leaning; slender; 152-260 cm long; woody. Culm-internodes terete. Lateral branches dendroid. Branch complement two, or three; with subequal branches. Culm-sheaths deciduous. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence composed of racemes, or comprising only a few spikelets. Racemes single; bearing few fertile spikelets; bearing 2-4 fertile spikelets on each.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblanceolate; laterally compressed; 12.45-18 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes elongated below proximal fertile floret.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblanceolate; laterally compressed; 12.45-18 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes elongated below proximal fertile floret.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 5 -veined. Lower glume apex setaceously attenuate. Upper glume lanceolate; 5 -veined. Upper glume apex setaceously attenuate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; chartaceous; without keel; 9 -veined. Lemma apex setaceously attenuate. Palea chartaceous; 4 -veined. Palea apex dentate. Apical sterile florets 1 in number; barren; linear.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Ovary glabrous.
Distribution
Tropical Asia.

Native to:

Thailand

Temochloa S.Dransf. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 28: 179 (2000)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • 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 2022. 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 2022. 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