Genus:
Poa L.

Poa korshinskyi Tzvelev

This species is accepted, and its native range is N. & E. European Russia.

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Culms 20-40 cm long; with 0.2-0.33 of their length below uppermost node. Culm-internodes smooth. Leaves mostly basal. Leaf-sheaths smooth. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.5-2.5 mm long. Leaf-blades convolute; 0.5-2.5 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; loose; 4-8 cm long. Primary panicle branches 2-4 cm long. Panicle branches scabrous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong, or ovate; laterally compressed; 2.5-3.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes glabrous.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong, or ovate; laterally compressed; 2.5-3.5 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 1.8-2.8 mm long; membranous; 1-keeled. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; 1.8-2.8 mm long; membranous; 1-keeled. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; 2-3.3 mm long; membranous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma surface puberulous; hairy on veins. Lemma apex acute. Palea keels scaberulous. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Anthers 3.
Distribution
Europe: eastern.
Reference
Poeae. Tzvelev 2011.

Native to:

East European Russia, North European Russi

Poa korshinskyi Tzvelev appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 41: 39 (2009)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

  • 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