Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5465583

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFF5-F524-0F6B-DCADFC70FC8D

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf
status

 

Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf  

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 1–2 m height. Leaf-blades linear, scabrous, 35–50 cm long, 0.4–0.6 cm wide, ligulate. Distinguished by its open panicle, 25–35 cm long, with hairy spikelets containing a 15–26 mm long awn.

Common name. Capim-jaraguá

Remarks. African grass with invasive potential. Widespread on some disturbed sites, not occurring on the native grassland.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (except AC and AP states), Northeast (except AL and RN states), South and Southeast regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′17″S, 046°42′19″W; 15 Jun. 2018; collection number vck308; HUFABC2170 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Hyparrhenia