Paspalum heteranthum Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 7(21): 16. 1896.
Perennials; culm stoloniferous, branching at lower nodes. Blade 5-15 cm long, 3-6 mm wide; sheath
subcompressed; ligule membranaceous, ca. 2 mm long. Racemes 2, rarely 3, more than 15 cm long;
rachis triangular, rigid, winged, axils hairy. Spikelet ca. 4 mm long, paired, pedicellate one villous,
sessile one glabrous, rather far apart on rachis, lanceolate; lower glume veinless, ca. 0.7 mm long; upper
glume lanceolate, more than 1/2 as long as spikelet, 3-veined, glabrous in sessile spikelet, appressed
pubescent in pedicellate spikelet lower lemma strongly 9-veined, acuminate, glabrous in sessile spikelet
and with spreading hairs in pedicellate spikelet; upper lemma lanceolate, acuminate, pale and slightly
coriaceous; anther ca.1 mm long.
TAICHUNG: Tachia, Suzuki 6944. YUNLIN: Huwei, Suzuki 6162. TAINAN: Yainan, Hsu 534. TAITUNG:
Lutao Is., Sasaki s. n.
Tropical Asia. Taiwan, railroad-sides and littoral of the central and south parts.
leaf surface 表面: (fla)flat surface
sclerenchyma 厚壁組織: (ecstr)strand enclosed by colorless cells and epidermis
chlorenchyma 葉綠組織: (radia)cells radiate and lesser than bundle sheath cell in width
bundle sheath 維管束鞘: (sk)single bundle sheath with conspicuous chloroplast
buliform cells well developed 泡狀細胞發達: mainly appear in adaxial side
with small vein under buliform cells泡狀細胞下有小脈: (lareg)bulliform set olive-shaped sometimes with colorless cells
chlorenchyma cell number between two adjacent veins: 2
chloroplast form in bundle sheath 束鞘細胞內之葉綠體型式: (out)large amount and in centrifugal site
mestome sheath 內束鞘細胞: (Xyms -)metaxylem pole adjacent with outer bundle sheath
distance between two adjancent vein 脈間距: 85 micrometer
length/weidth ratio of bundle sheath in LS 束鞘細胞縱面長寬比: 1
chlorenchyma cell shape in LS 葉綠細胞縱面形狀: non -lobed