Paspalum cordatum Hack.

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

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5465585

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFF1-F520-0F6B-DC8FFB4FFCEB

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Paspalum cordatum Hack.
status

 

Paspalum cordatum Hack.  

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, short rhizomes, 1.00– 1.65 m height. Leaf-blades linear, 6.5–40.0 cm long, 0.4–0.7 cm wide, acuminate, glabrous to densely hairy on both sides, ligulate. It is characterized by its inflorescence with 3–10 alternate branches, with solitary and cordiform spikelets.

Remarks. Occurs on the native grassland, mainly over humid soils.

Brazilian range. Midwest (except DF state), North (AM state), South (PR state), Southeast (except ES and RJ states) regions.

Materials examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′56″S, 046°40′55″W; 16 Jan. 2018; collection number vck163; HUFABC2175 GoogleMaps   same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck164; HUFABC2176 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Paspalum