Temochloa liliana S.Dransf.

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

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short; pachymorph. Culms arching, or leaning; slender; drooping at the tip; 200 cm long; 1-2 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes terete; thin-walled; 10-15 cm long. Lateral branches dendroid. Bud complement 1. Branch complement two, or three; with subequal branches. Culm-sheaths deciduous; 4 cm long; glabrous. Leaves 8-11 per branch. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4-7 cm long; 5-9 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex attenuate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence composed of racemes, or comprising only a few spikelets; comprising 1(-4) fertile spikelets. Racemes 1; single; 1-4 cm long; 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; 15 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes elongated below proximal fertile floret. Rhachilla elongation 7 mm long; glabrous.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblanceolate; laterally compressed; 15 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes elongated below proximal fertile floret. Rhachilla elongation 7 mm long; glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 5 mm long; 5 -veined. Lower glume surface glabrous. Lower glume apex setaceously attenuate. Upper glume lanceolate; 6 mm long; 5 -veined. Upper glume surface glabrous. Upper glume apex setaceously attenuate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; 7 mm long; chartaceous; without keel; 9 -veined. Lemma surface glabrous. Lemma apex setaceously attenuate. Palea 7 mm long; chartaceous; 4 -veined; 2-keeled. Palea surface glabrous. Palea apex dentate; 2 -fid. Apical sterile florets 1 in number; barren; linear; 3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Ovary glabrous.
Distribution
Asia-tropical: Indo-China.
Reference
Bambuseae. Dransfield 2001.

Native to:

Thailand

Temochloa liliana S.Dransf. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 11, 2001 Wong [WKM 2869], Thailand K000682164 No
Oct 11, 2001 Dransfield, S. [SD 1494], Thailand K000682166 No
Oct 11, 2001 Dransfield, S. [SD 1494], Thailand K000682165 No
Mar 1, 2000 Dransfield, S. [SD 1411], Thailand K000682167 No
Dransfield, S. [1494], Thailand 66237.000 No

First published in Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 28: 180 (2000)

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.

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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