Axonopus brasiliensis (Spreng.) 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: 523-527

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFFD-F528-0F6B-DAE1FEF0FEBF

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Marcus

scientific name

Axonopus brasiliensis (Spreng.) Kuhlm.
status

 

Axonopus brasiliensis (Spreng.) Kuhlm.  

Figure 18B

Identification. Perennial tussock grass with short rhizomes, 26–70 cm height. Leaf-blades linear, glabrous or sparsely hirsute, apex sub-acute, 8–18 cm long, 0.1–0.3 cm wide, ligulate. It can be distinguished by its inflores- cence with 2–6 digitate branches, 4–6 cm long, hirsute with white papillose trichomes.

Remarks. A common species on native grassland.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (AM, RO and TO states), Northeast (BA and MA states), South and Southeast regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′42″S, 046°42′06″W; 15 May. 2017; collection number vck32; HUFABC1954 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Axonopus