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Isachne beneckei Hack., Hack. in Oesterr. Bot. Zeisohr. 51: 459. 1901. Merr. in Philip. Journ. Sci. Bot. 1: Suppl. 350. 1906; Ohwi, l. c. 11: 54. 1942; Keng, l. c. 642. f. 579. 1959; Backer & van den Brink, Fl. Java 3: 582. 1968; Hsu in Taiwania 16: 270. 1971, Taiwan Grass. 467. pl. 128. 1975.

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Isachne beneckei

Credit: CC Hsu, 1975 Taiwan Grasses

Isachne beneckei var. depauperata Ohwi, l. c. 11: 55. 1942.

Culm weak, about 10 cm high, branching and rooting at the lower nodes. Blade linear-lanceolate, 2.5-3 cm long by 5 mm wide, glabrous or scabrous, sometimes pubescent; ligule a ring of long rigid hairs. Inflorescence an oval panicle. Spikelets subglobose, purplish in color, about 1.5 mm long; glumes ovate, obtuse, slightly gibbose, herbaceous, 7-nerved, more or less hispid, nearly equaling the spikelet. Lower floret 1-1.5 mm long, subglobose, obtuse, convex, coriaceous, pale in color, densely pubescent. Upper floret 1.5-2 mm long, broadly ovate, acute.

TAITUNG: Tsusueipo, Ohwi 469; Botel Tobago, Sasaki s. n. May 5, 1926.

Distributed in Malaysia, Vietnam, Southern China, the Philippines and Java.

This is not a common grass, but is found at low altitudes in southern Taiwan.


 

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