Axonopus aureus P. Beauv.

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5465577

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFFD-F52C-0F6B-D834FC6DF9CD

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Axonopus aureus P. Beauv.
status

 

Axonopus aureus P. Beauv.  

Figure 18A

Identification. Perennial tussock grass with short rhizomes, 30–70 cm height. Leaf-blades linear, apex acute, 6–15 cm long and 0.2–0.3 cm wide. It is recognized by its inflorescence with 2–7 sub-digitate racemes, 5–9 cm long, covered with golden trichomes.

Remarks. Species with individuals in small clusters scattered across the native grassland, mainly over the shallow and rocky soils.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North, Northeast (except AL, CE, PI and RN states), South, and Southeast regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′33″S, 046° 40′42″W; 6 Mar. 2018; collection number vck248; HUFABC2092 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Axonopus