Axonopus marginatus (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: 527

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5465579

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFF9-F528-0CE9-DD32FEF2FCCD

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Marcus

scientific name

Axonopus marginatus (Trin.) Chase
status

 

Axonopus marginatus (Trin.) Chase  

Figure 18C

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 30–60 cm height. Leaf-blades linear, apex sub-acute, densely covered with hairs, 6–30 cm long, 0.2–0.8 cm wide. Characterized by its inflorescence with 2–11 sub-digitate branches, 4–11 cm long, concentrated on the apex and covered with silvery, yellowish, or brown trichomes.

Remarks. A unusual species in the native grassland.

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

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′17″S, 046°41′40″W; 4 Nov. 2016; collection number vck11; HUFABC1877 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Axonopus