Elionurus muticus (Spreng.) Kuntze

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-F528-0F6B-D91DFB7AF78A

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Elionurus muticus (Spreng.) Kuntze
status

 

Elionurus muticus (Spreng.) Kuntze  

Figure 18G

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, with short rhizomes, 50–90 cm height. Distinguished by its leaf-blades filiform, involute, and hairy, 8–30 cm long, 0.1–0.14 cm wide, with a characteristic lemon odor when smashed. Inflorescence with a solitary branch, 3.0– 6.5 cm long, with white-silvery trichomes.

Remarks. Prevalent species on the native grassland.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (PA and RR states), 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′56″S, 046°42′11″W; 4 Nov. 2016; collection number vck7; HU- FABC1886 GoogleMaps   same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck8; HUFABC1887 GoogleMaps   same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck10; HU- FABC1876 GoogleMaps   same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck14; HUFABC1880 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Elionurus