Eragrostis polytricha 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 : 531

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFF5-F524-0CE9-DF61FD88FA43

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Marcus

scientific name

Eragrostis polytricha Nees
status

 

Eragrostis polytricha Nees  

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 20–75 cm height. Leaf-blades linear, without glandules, trichomes densely present on both sides, 9–28 cm long, 0.23–0.5 cm wide, ligulate. It is identified by its open panicle, 15–29 cm long, 14–23 cm wide, with trichomes present along the main axis and at the axils.

Common name. Palha-voadora

Remarks. A common species at the native grassland.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (RR state), Northeast (BA, PB and PE states), South and Southeast (except RJ state) regions.

Materials examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′42″S, 046°42′06″W; 13 Dec. 2017; collection number vck141; HUFABC1947 GoogleMaps   same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck142; HUFABC1948 GoogleMaps   same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck143; HUFABC1949 GoogleMaps   Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′33″S, 046°40′42″W; 6 Mar. 2018; collec- tion number vck249; HUFABC2093 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Eragrostis