Arthropogon villosus Nees

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.5465575

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03948D7C-FFFD-F52C-0F6B-DD9EFC70FB80

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Arthropogon villosus Nees
status

 

Arthropogon villosus Nees  

Figure 17G

Identification. Perennial tussock grass, 40–90 cm height. Leaf–blades linear, glabrous or hirsute, 12–20 cm long, 0.6–0.8 cm wide, ligulate. Distinguished by its open panicle, 7–10 cm long, containing hairy spikelets with apical awn 3.5–5.0 mm long.

Remarks. An unusual species on the native grassland, occurring mainly over the shallow and rocky soil.

Brazilian range. Midwest, North (PA state), Northeast (BA and CE states), South (PR state) and Southeast (except ES and RJ states) regions.

Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Franco da Rocha, Parque Estadual do Juquery ; 23°20′17″S, 046° 41′40″W; 21 Oct. 2017; collection number vck110; HUFABC1981 GoogleMaps   .

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Arthropogon