Axonopus pressus (Nees ex Steud.) Parodi

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.5465581

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFF9-F528-0CE9-DFE0FDE7FA5F

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Axonopus pressus (Nees ex Steud.) Parodi
status

 

Axonopus pressus (Nees ex Steud.) Parodi  

Figure 18D

Identification. Perennial tussock grass with conspicuous rhizomes, 0.7–1.5 m height. Identified by its leaf-blades linear-lanceolate, plain or conduplicate, obtuse apex, glabrous to densely covered with hairs, 20–35 cm long, 0.5– 1.0 cm wide, sometimes presenting a bluish coloration. Inflorescence with 9–25 alternate branches, 5–25 cm long.

Remarks. A common species on the native grassland, occurring isolated or in small clusters.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (PA and TO states), Northeast (BA, MA and RN states), South (except SC state) and Southeast (except RJ state) regions.

Materials examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′33″S, 046°40′42″W; 6 Mar. 2018; collection number vck250; HUFABC2094 GoogleMaps   • same collection as for preceding; collection number vck251; HUFABC 2095.

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Axonopus