Andropogon lateralis Nees

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: 519-523

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5465571

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFE1-F52C-0F6B-DAA4FEF0FEC6

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Andropogon lateralis Nees
status

 

Andropogon lateralis Nees  

Figure 17C

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 0.40–1.75 m height. Leaf-blades linear, glabrous or hairy, 7–35 cm long and 0.2–0.4 cm wide, ligulate. It is identified by its inflorescence with 2–10 flower branches conjugated or sub-digitate, 3.5–6.0 cm long, pilose, with aristulate spikelets.

Remarks. Unusual grass, occurring mainly on sites with high moisture.

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

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′17″S, 046°41′40″W; 10 Jan. 2018; collection number vck158; HUFABC2134 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Andropogon