Axonopus siccus (Nees) Kuhlm.

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: 527

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFF9-F528-0CE9-DA52FB0BFF5F

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Marcus

scientific name

Axonopus siccus (Nees) Kuhlm.
status

 

Axonopus siccus (Nees) Kuhlm.  

Figure 18E

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 0.25–1.0 m height. Distinguished by its leaf-blades filiform, convo- lute to cylindrical, 5–60 cm long, 0.1–0.7 cm wide, with acuminate apex, glabrous to densely covered with hairs. Inflorescence with 2–25 alternate branches, 5–15 cm long.

Remarks. Prevalent species on the native grassland.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (except AP and RR states), Northeast (except CE, PB and RN states), South (except RS state) and Southeast regions.

Materials examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′42″S, 046°42′06″W; 4 Nov. 2016; collection number vck15 GoogleMaps   ;

HUFABC1881 • Franco da Rocha , Parque Estadual do Juquery; 23°20′33″S, 046°40′42″W; 6 Mar. 2018; collec- tion number vck243; HUFABC2087 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Axonopus