Eragrostis secundiflora J. Presl

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

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFF5-F524-0CE9-DA77FC6DFF19

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Eragrostis secundiflora J. Presl
status

 

Eragrostis secundiflora J. Presl  

Figure 18H

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 50–70 cm height. Leaf-blades with trichomes on the abaxial face, 7–16 cm long, 0.3–0.45 cm wide, without glandules, ligulate. Recognized by its dense, contracted panicle, 4.5– 11.5 cm long, axils with hairs, spikelets densely grouped, and green to purplish.

Remarks. Uncommon species on the native grassland, more often occupying disturbed places.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (PA and RR states), Northeast (except CE and SE states) and Southeast (except MG and RJ states) regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′30″S, 046°40′ 36″W; 5 Mar. 2018; collection number vck218 GoogleMaps   ;

HUFABC2060.

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Eragrostis