Paspalum pilosum Lam.

Camargo Keller, Victor, Lopes Pereira-Silva, Erico Fernando & Hardt, Elisa, 2021, High richness, new occurrences, and threatened species in a savanna grassland remnant in the largest Brazilian metropolis, Check List 17 (2), pp. 507-549: 539

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Paspalum pilosum Lam.
status

 

Paspalum pilosum Lam.  

Identification. Perennial, tussock, or decumbent grass, 30–95 cm height. Leaf-blades plane, lanceolate, 3–27 cm long, 0.4–0.7 cm wide, covered with hairs on both sides, ligulate. It is diagnosed by its inflorescence with one sin- gle branch, 7.5–16.0 cm long, with small trichomes and paired spikelets.

Remarks. Observed more frequently on disturbed sites like roadsides, but also occurring on the native grassland.

Brazilian range. Midwest (except MS state), North (AM, PA and RO states), Northeast (BA, MA and PE states), South (PR state) and Southeast (except ES state) regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°21′04″S, 046°42′04″W; 7 Feb. 2018; collection number vck171; HUFABC2113 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Paspalum