Chloris unispices F. Muell. Fragm. Phyt. Austr. 7: 118. 1870.
Enteropogon gracilior Rendle in Journ. Linn. Soc. Bot. 36: 403. 1904; Hsu, Fl. Taiwan 5: 468. 1978
Plant delicate, small, tufted, rooting at the basal nodes. Blade linear, 10-15 cm long, 1-2 mm wide; ligule about 0.3 mm long, fimbriate: Inflorescence a single spike or 2-3 digitate spikes, spike about 7 cm long. Spikelets 2-flowered, sessile, about 4 mm long; glumes membranous, siliceous on back, conspicuously 1-nerved, lanceolate, acute; the lower glumes 1/3 the length of the upper; the upper aristate. Lower floret fertile; lemma subcoriaceous, margins inrolled, 3-nerved, siliceous on back, about 3.5 mm long, minutely 2-toothed, midrib prolonged into an awn, the awn slightly longer than the lemma; palea linear, elliptical, of the same texture and length as the lemma, 2-keeled, siliceous on the upper part. Caryopsis about 3 mm long; embryo 1/3 the length of the caryopsis.
PINGTUNG: Kenting, Hsu 518; Ssuchungchi, Hsu 1168.
Locally this grass is distributed only in southern Taiwan.
leaf surface 表面: (fla)flat surface
sclerenchyma 厚壁組織: (boscl)(bostr)on both sides of veins as strand or girder
chlorenchyma 葉綠組織: (radia)cells radiate and lesser than bundle sheath cell in width
bundle sheath 維管束鞘: (dko)two bundle sheaths the outer one with conspicuous chloroplast
buliform cells well developed 泡狀細胞發達: mainly appear in adaxial side
no small vein under buliform cells泡狀細胞下無小脈: (bcfan)bulliform cell with colorless cells extend beneath it
chlorenchyma cell number between two adjacent veins: 4
chloroplast form in bundle sheath 束鞘細胞內之葉綠體型式: (inn)large amount and in centripetal site
mestome sheath 內束鞘細胞: (Xyms+)metaxylem pole adjacent with mestome sheath
distance between two adjancent vein 脈間距: 100 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: lobed