Andropogon leucostachyus Kunth

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

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.2.507

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Andropogon leucostachyus Kunth
status

 

Andropogon leucostachyus Kunth  

Figure 17D

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 0.25–1.05 m height. Leaf-blades linear, glabrous, or scabrous on both sides, 5–40 cm long and 0.1–0.3 cm wide, ligulate. Distinguished by its inflorescence with 2–7 branches conju- gated or digitated, 2.5–5.0 cm long, densely covered with white, silky hair.

Common name. Campim-colchão; Capim-membeca

Remarks. A common species on roadsides and disturbed sites.

Brazilian range. All Brazilian regions.

Materials examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′11″S, 046° 42′07″W; 27 Oct. 2017; collection number vck113; HU- FABC2016 GoogleMaps   same collection data as for preceding; collection number vck114, HUFABC2017 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Andropogon