Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Calyptochloa sphaerocarpa
Poaceae Barnhart
Calyptochloa sphaerocarpa E.J.Thomps. , legitimate, scientific
Thompson, E.J. (22 December 2021), Calyptochloa sphaerocarpa E.J.Thomps. (Poaceae: Panicoideae), a new species from central Queensland. Austrobaileya 11: 140, 145, 150-151, Figs 1-14, Map 1 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Queensland. Leichhardt District: 17.3 km west of Baralaba, 24 April 2012, E.J. Thompson EJT817 & B.K. Simon (holo: BRI [AQ1017420 comprising 2 sheets])."
taxonomic synonym: Calyptochloa sp. (Duaringa K.D.Addison 42) [n/a] taxonomic synonym: Cleistochloa sp. (Duaringa K.B.Addison 42) [n/a]
  • Etymology: "The species epithet is derived from Latin and refers to the spherical shape of the axillary cleistogamous spikelets."