Austrostipa campylachne

Austrostipa campylachne (Nees)
S.W.L.Jacobs & J.Everett. Telopea 6: 584 (1996).

Classification. (GPWG 2001) : Subfamily Pooideae. Tribe Stipeae.

Basionym and/or
Replacement Name:
Nees, Pl. Preiss., 2: 99 (1846).

Type of Basionym or
Protologue Information
: LT: Preiss 1848, Australia: "In solo
sublimoso jugi montium Darling's-range, Perth Herb. Preiss. no. 1848. -- ad
flumen Cygnorum. Drummond." (MEL-59990). LT designated by Vickery, Jacobs
& Everett, Telopea 3: 37 (1986).

Key references
(books and floras):
[2002] D.Sharp & B.K.Simon, AusGrass, Grasses of
, [2002] J.Wheeler, N.Marchant & M.Lewington, Flora of the
South West (403), [2008] S.W.L.Jacobs, R.D.B.Walley & D.J.B.Wheeler, Grasses
of New South Wales

[2009]. A.Wilson (ed.), Flora of Australia 44A: Poaceae 2 (18,

Habit. Culms 80
cm tall. Ligule an eciliate membrane, 0.3–0.6 mm long, membranous, truncate.
Leaf-blades involute, 1.5–2 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface indumented.

Inflorescence compound, a panicle or a panicle. Panicle linear, 10–20 cm long.

Fertile spikelets 1-flowered, 14–23 mm long.

Glumes. Lower
glume lanceolate. Upper glume lanceolate, 14–18 mm long.

Florets. Lemma
apex awned. Median (principal) awn 50–70 mm long overall, with a twisted
column. Column 30 mm long. Grain 4–5 mm long.

: Australasia.

: Western Australia.

Western Australia:
Drummond, Dale, Warren.

Notes. The south-west of
Western Australia.

AVH 2011


Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith