Paspalum pectinatum Nees ex Trin.

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 pectinatum Nees ex Trin.
status

 

Paspalum pectinatum Nees ex Trin.  

Figure 19G

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 0.3–1.0 m height. Leaf-blades linear, apex acute, hairy on both sides, 4.5– 31.0 cm long, 0.3–0.4 cm wide, ligulate. It is identified by its inflorescence with 2 conjugated branches, 3.5–18.0 cm long, with solitary cordate-lanceolate spikelets with white trichomes on the sides.

Remarks. Unusual species, occurring scarcely on the native grassland.

Brazilian range. Midwest North (AM and RR states), Northeast (MA state), South (except RS state) and Southeast (except ES and RJ states) regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′17″S, 046°41′40″W; 21 Oct. 2017; collection number vck111; HUFABC1982 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Paspalum