Hygroryza Nees
  • Edinburgh New Philos. J. 15: 380 (1833) 


Notes: Distribution: Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Indo-China, Taiwan

General Description

HABIT Perennial. Stolons present. Culms prostrate; 5-20 cm long; spongy; rooting from lower nodes. Ligule an eciliate membrane. Leaf-blades elliptic, or oblong, or ovate. INFLORESCENCE Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open. Primary panicle branches whorled at lower nodes. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. FERTILE SPIKELETS Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 6-7 mm long; falling entire. Floret callus elongated. GLUMES Glumes both absent or obscure. FLORETS Fertile lemma linear; chartaceous; keeled; 5 -veined. Lemma midvein ciliate. Lemma margins ciliate. Lemma apex acuminate; awned; 1 -awned. Palea 1 length of lemma; chartaceous; 3 -veined; 1-keeled. Palea keels ciliate. FLOWER Lodicules 2. Anthers 6. DISTRIBUTION Temperate Asia, or Tropical Asia.

Distribution Map

 
  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Asia-Temperate China China South-Central
  • China Southeast
  • Hainan
  • Eastern Asia Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical Indian Subcontinent Assam
  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Indo-China Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

  Bibliography

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

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