Mesosetum ferrugineum (Trin.) Chase

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-F524-0F6B-DF20FB7BFA7F

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Mesosetum ferrugineum (Trin.) Chase
status

 

Mesosetum ferrugineum (Trin.) Chase  

Figure 19A

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 30–70 cm height. Leaf-blades linear to linear-lanceolate, hairy on both sides, 8–24 cm long, 0.15–3.0 cm wide, ligulate. Characterized by its inflorescence with a single branch, 5–10 cm long, with spikelets covered with ferruginous trichomes.

Remarks. Less frequent species, occurring sparsely on the native grassland on dry soils. Considered Endangered in São Paulo state.

Brazilian range. Midwest (except MS state), Northeast (BA state), South (PR state) and Southeast (except ES and RJ states) regions.

Materials examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′17″S, 046°41′40″W; 4 Nov. 2016; collection number vck6; HU- FABC1885 GoogleMaps   same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck12; HUFABC1878 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Mesosetum