Poa induta

Poa induta
Vickery. Contr. New South Wales Natl Herb. 4: 236–237, t. XII, 6–8

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

Type of Basionym or
Protologue Information
: Australia: New South Wales: Tooma Rd. above Tumut
Pond: 3 Feb 1956, M.E. Phillips (HT: NSW 39543).

Key references
(books and floras):
[2002] D.Sharp & B.K.Simon, AusGrass, Grasses of
, [2008] S.W.L.Jacobs, R.D.B.Walley & D.J.B.Wheeler, Grasses
of New South Wales
(351), [2009] A.Wilson (ed.). Flora of Australia,
Vol 44A. Poaceae 2 (316).

[2008] S.W.L.Jacobs, R.D.B.Whalley & D.J.B.Wheeler, Grasses of New South
, 4th edn (351).

Perennial. Culms 28–90 cm tall, 1–2 -noded. Mid-culm internodes glabrous or
pubescent or pilose. Mid-culm nodes pubescent. Lateral branches simple. Leaves
mostly basal. Leaf-sheaths smooth, hairy. Ligule a fringed membrane, a ciliolate
membrane, 0.4–1 mm long, abaxially hairy, truncate or obtuse. Leaf-blades
erect, straight or flexuous, filiform, conduplicate or involute, 5–35.5 cm
long, 0.6–0.9 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface indumented.

Inflorescence compound, a panicle. Panicle lanceolate or pyramidal, 4–18 cm

Spikelets pedicelled. Fertile spikelets many flowered, with at least 2 fertile
florets (2–7), comprising 2–7 fertile floret(s), with diminished florets at the
apex, oblong, laterally compressed, 3.8–8 mm long.

Glumes. Glumes
similar. Lower glume oblong, membranous, keeled, 1-keeled, 1–3 -nerved. Upper
glume oblong, 2.6–3 mm long, membranous, keeled, 1-keeled, 3 -nerved. Upper
glume surface smooth or asperulous.

Fertile lemma 2.1–3.4 mm long, keeled, 5 -nerved. Lemma surface indumented.
Lodicules present. Anthers 3.

: Australasia.

: New South Wales.

New South Wales:
Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands.

Notes. Endemic.
Usually under eucalypt forest. Flowers Jan. Fruits Feb.



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