Panicum campestre 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: 531-535

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFF5-F520-0F6B-DA72FEF1FE04

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Panicum campestre Nees ex Trin.
status

 

Panicum campestre Nees ex Trin.  

Identification. Perennial tussock grasses, sometimes decumbent, 26–95 cm height. Leaf-blades linear-lanceolate, acuminate, round to sub-cordate base, 8–22 cm long, 0.3–0.8 cm wide, sparsely to densely hairy, ligulate. Diagnosed by its typical panicle, 9.5–20.0 cm long, with trichomes on the rachis, solitary spikelets, rounded and sparsely hairy.

Remarks. An unusual species, occurring scattered on the native grassland.

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

Materials examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′42″S, 046°42′06″W; 2 Feb. 2017; collection number vck28 GoogleMaps   ;

HUFABC1904 • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery; 23°20′33″S, 046°40′42″W; 6 Mar. 2018; col- lection number vck244; HUFABC2088 • same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck245; HUFABC2089 • same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck246; HUFABC2090 • same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck247; HUFABC2091.

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Panicum