Paspalum erianthum 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: 535

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5465587

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFF1-F520-0F6B-DF1EFC6EFA1A

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Paspalum erianthum Nees ex Trin.
status

 

Paspalum erianthum Nees ex Trin.  

Figure 19D

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 39–56 cm height. Leaf-blades lanceolate, hairy on both sides, 9–20 cm long, 0.4–0.5 cm wide, ligulate. It is identified by its inflorescence with 3–6 alternate branches, 1.5–4.4 cm long, with short trichomes and its elliptical and hairy spikelets.

Remarks. Species observed scarcely on the native grassland. Considered Endangered in São Paulo state.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (PA and TO states), Northeast (BA and CE states), South (PR state) and Southeast (except ES state) regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′56″S, 046°42′11″W; 4 Nov. 2016; collection number vck5; HUFABC1884 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Paspalum