Panicum sellowii 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 : 535

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

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scientific name

Panicum sellowii Nees
status

 

Panicum sellowii Nees  

Figure 19C

Identification. Perennial grass with short rhizomes, 0.35–1.0 m height. Leaf-blades lanceolate, leaf base subcordate, slightly asymmetric, glabrous, or with trichomes on both sides, ligulate. It is identified by its typical pan- icle inflorescence, 3–19 cm long, with green spikelets.

Remarks. Unusual species, with few individuals observed on the native grassland.

Brazilian range. All Brazilian 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 vck170; HUFABC2112 GoogleMaps   .

Paspalum carinatum Humb. & Bonpl. ex Flüggé Identification. Perennial   tussock grass, 25–70 cm height. Leaf-blades filiform, convolute, with long trichomes at the abaxial side, 3–30 cm long, 0.1–0.5 cm wide, ligulate. It is diagnosed by its single branch inflorescence, 4–11 cm long, winged rachis, partially covering the spikelets. Remarks. A common species, observed sparsely amongst the native grassland.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (except AC, AM and RO states), Northeast ( BA, MA and RN states), South (except RS state), Southeast (except ES and RJ states) regions. Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo   Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′34″S   ,

046°42′21″W; 4 Nov. 2016; collection number vck9; HUFABC1888.

A

Harvard University - Arnold Arboretum

AC

Amherst College, Beneski Museum of Natural History

AM

Australian Museum

RO

Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza

BA

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia

MA

Real Jardín Botánico

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Panicum