Parapholis strigosa (Dumort.) C.E.Hubb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe, Libya.

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Morphology General Habit
Annual; caespitose. Culms geniculately ascending; 20-40 cm long. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.3-1 mm long. Leaf-blades 1-6 cm long; 1-2.5 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scaberulous; rough adaxially. Leaf-blade margins scaberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes 1; single; straight; smoothly terete; bilateral; 2-20 cm long. Rhachis fragile at the nodes; subcylindrical and excavated; 1-1.5 mm wide. Spikelet packing broadside to rhachis; lax. Rhachis internodes oblong; 4-7 mm long. Rhachis internode tip transverse. Spikelets sunken; solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 3-7 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 3-7 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes collateral; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 3-7 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; coriaceous; without keels; 3-5 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins ribbed. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; 3-7 mm long; 1.1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; coriaceous; without keels; 3-5 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; 2.5-5.5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 3 -veined. Lemma lateral veins less than two thirds length of lemma. Lemma apex acute. Palea 1 length of lemma.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Anthers 3; 2-4 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid. Hilum elliptic. Endosperm liquid.
Distribution
Europe: northern, central, southwestern, and southeastern. Africa: north. Australasia: Australia and New Zealand.
Reference
Hainardieae. CEH.

Native to:

Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Libya, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

California, Chile Central, Chile South, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Tasmania, Victoria

Parapholis strigosa (Dumort.) C.E.Hubb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 9, 1994 Gay. J. [s.n.], France K000789994 Yes
Lange, J.M.C. [s.n.], Denmark K000789996 Yes
Bar, J. [s.n.] K000789995 Yes

First published in Blumea, Suppl. 3: 14 (1946)

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.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Edgar, E & Connor, H.E. (2010). Flora of New Zealand, ed. 2, 5: 1-650. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wilson, A. (ed.) (2009). Flora of Australia 44A: 1-410. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Edgar, E & Connor, H.E. (2010). Flora of New Zealand, ed. 2, 5: 1-650. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wilson, A. (ed.) (2009). Flora of Australia 44A: 1-410. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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