1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Lasiacis (Griseb.) Hitchc.
      1. Lasiacis ligulata Hitchc. & Chase

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean to S. Tropical America.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2000 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Culms rambling, or scandent; straight; 100-500 cm long; 6-13 mm diam.; woody. Culm-internodes thin-walled; distally glabrous, or with pubescent line. Culm-nodes glabrous. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface to pubescent; outer margin hairy. Ligule a ciliolate membrane, or a ciliate membrane; 2-3 mm long; brown; glabrous on abaxial surface, or pubescent on abaxial surface. Collar concolorous. Leaf-blade base asymmetrical. Leaf-blades lanceolate; (5-)7-14(-17) cm long; (6-)10-22(-34) mm wide. Leaf-blade surface smooth; glabrous, or puberulous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 2-17 cm long. Primary panicle branches spreading, or reflexed; 1-8 cm long. Panicle branches smooth, or scaberulous; glabrous in axils. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets obovate; tilted on the pedicel; dorsally compressed; 3-4 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets obovate; tilted on the pedicel; dorsally compressed; 3-4 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes dissimilar; reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma; shiny. Lower glume oblate; 1.7-2 mm long; 0.5-0.6 length of spikelet; membranous; black; without keels; 7-11 -veined. Lower glume surface woolly; hairy at apex. Lower glume apex obtuse. Upper glume ovate; 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; black; without keels; 9-11 -veined. Upper glume surface woolly; hairy at apex. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; 9-11 -veined; woolly; hairy at apex; obtuse. Palea of lower sterile floret 0.75-1 length of lemma. Fertile lemma ovate; dorsally compressed; 2.8-3.5 mm long; indurate; dark brown; shiny; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse; with a shallow excavation and woolly. Palea indurate. Palea apex pubescent.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 1.6-2.1 mm long.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; 1.8-2.1 mm long.
    Distribution
    South America: Caribbean, northern South America, western South America, and Brazil.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Davidse.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Leeward Is., Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Lasiacis ligulata Hitchc. & Chase appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2009 Prance, G.T. [5158], Brazil K001068930
    Sep 26, 2007 Ule, E. [8017], Brazil K001068929
    Sep 26, 2007 Robert, A. [332/B], Brazil K001068894
    Sep 26, 2007 Hatschbach, G.G. [46792], Brazil K001068885
    Sep 12, 2007 Gardner, G. [5654], Brazil K001068945
    Sep 11, 2007 Pohl [1122], Brazil K001068954
    Sep 11, 2007 Pohl [1123], Brazil K001068955
    Sep 11, 2007 Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001068951
    Sep 11, 2007 Burchell, W.J. [2834], Brazil K001068926
    Sep 11, 2007 Burchell, W.J. [9224], Brazil K001068928
    Sep 11, 2007 Burchell, W.J. [5058], Brazil K001068956
    Sep 11, 2007 Burchell, W.J. [703], Brazil K001068943
    Sep 11, 2007 Burchell, W.J. [7086], Brazil K001068947
    Sep 11, 2007 Burchell, W.J. [1802], Brazil K001075073
    Sep 11, 2007 Martius, C.F.P. [s.n.], Brazil K001068952
    Sep 11, 2007 Glaziou, A.F.M. [1007], Brazil K001068919
    Sep 11, 2007 Glaziou, A.F.M. [1007], Brazil K001068953
    Sep 11, 2007 Spruce, R. [412], Brazil K001068946
    Jul 11, 2007 Burchell, W.J. [6507], Brazil K001068950
    Jul 11, 2007 Spruce, R. [795], Brazil K001068944
    Apr 13, 2007 Riedel [963], Brazil K001068948
    Apr 11, 2007 Spruce, R. [1099], Brazil K001068899
    Apr 11, 2007 Spruce, R. [1099], Brazil K001075930
    Mar 26, 2007 Groppo, M. Jr. [481], Brazil K001068889
    Nov 1, 2006 Projeto Flora Cristalino [221], Mato Grosso K000579247
    Nov 1, 1996 Jardim, J.G. [871], Brazil K001068910
    Jan 1, 1996 Lira, S.S. [53], Brazil K001068884
    Jan 1, 1989 Reeves, R.D. [209], Brazil K001068957
    Jan 1, 1986 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4624], Brazil K001068882
    Jan 1, 1985 Sperling, C.R. [5771], Brazil K001068908
    Jan 1, 1985 Teixeira, L.O.A. [829], Brazil K001068883
    Jan 1, 1983 Hill, S.R. [13012], Brazil K001068925
    Jan 1, 1982 Irwin, H.S. [2741], Brazil K001068897
    Jan 1, 1982 Irwin, H.S. [2741], Brazil K001068900
    Jan 1, 1982 Eiten, G. [4320], Brazil K001068936
    Jan 1, 1982 Chase, A. [10969], Brazil K001068892
    Jan 1, 1973 Silva, M. [2247], Brazil K001068906
    Jan 1, 1973 Irwin, H.S. [28160], Brazil K001068901
    Jan 1, 1973 Prance, G.T. [8926], Brazil K001068931
    Jan 1, 1973 Prance, G.T. [6451], Brazil K001068932
    Jan 1, 1973 Prance, G.T. [5954], Brazil K001068933
    Jan 1, 1973 Prance, G.T. [58699], Brazil K001068904
    Jan 1, 1973 Prance, G.T. [4311], Brazil K001068937
    Jan 1, 1962 Pires, J.M. [51007], Brazil K001068942
    Jan 1, 1960 Pires, J.M. [48844], Brazil K001068940
    Jan 1, 1955 Cowan, R.S. [38105], Brazil K001068938
    Nov 20, 1930 Mexia, Y.E.J. [5328], Brazil K001068934
    Brazil K000309334
    Richards, P.W. [6531], Brazil K001068890
    Harley, R.M. [28543], Brazil K001068887
    Lindeman, J.C. [929], Brazil K001068922
    Ratter, J.A. [1998], Brazil K001068895
    Ratter, J.A. [1998], Brazil K001068896
    Irwin, H.S. [5624], Brazil K001068909
    Irwin, H.S. [5624], Brazil K001068911
    Salzmann [s.n.], Bahia K000003994 isotype
    Eiten, G. [5955/A], Brazil K001068907
    Silva, A. [168], Brazil K001068903
    Davidse, G. [11500], Brazil K001068888
    Davidse, G. [12241], Brazil K001068935
    Soderstrom, T.R. [1957], Brazil K001068886
    Maas, P.J.M. [P13109], Brazil K001068881
    Lanna, J.P. [568], Brazil K001068915
    Duarte, A.P. [5221], Brazil K001068913
    Smith, L.B. [2284], Brazil K001068914
    Holton, I.F. [s.n.], Brazil K000309333
    Burchell, W.J. [1868], Brazil K001068949
    Dusén, P. [14050], Brazil K001068923
    Dusén, P. [11487], Brazil K001068898
    Hitchcock, A.S. [10007] K000309328 isotype
    Egler, W.A. [47665], Brazil K001068941
    Santos, R.R. [R/1264], Brazil K001068891
    Santos, R.R. [1264], Brazil K001068893
    Prance, G.T. [1823], Brazil K001068905
    Carauta, J.P.P. [1078], Brazil K001068920
    Carauta, J.P.P. [833], Brazil K001068912
    Carauta, J.P.P. [833], Brazil K001068916
    Carauta, J.P.P. [1078], Brazil K001068918
    Saito, Y. [1515], Brazil K001068921
    Mexia, Y.E.J. [5328], Brazil K001068902
    Hatschbach, G.G. [14091], Brazil K001068924
    Hatschbach, G.G. [s.n.], Brazil K001068927
    Vianna, M.C. [94], Brazil K001068917
    s.coll. [s.n.] K001075074
    Corson, R.S. [38105], Brazil K001068939

    First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 18: 337 (1917)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
    • Baldini, R.M. (2010). Panicum maculatum Aubl.: its type and the correct use of Lasiacis maculata (Aubl.) Urb. (Poaceae, Paniceae) Adansonia, III, 32: 109-119.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181.
    • Renvoize, S.A. (1998). Gramineas de Bolivia: 1-644. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2013). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
    • Baldini, R.M. (2010). Panicum maculatum Aubl.: its type and the correct use of Lasiacis maculata (Aubl.) Urb. (Poaceae, Paniceae) Adansonia, III, 32: 109-119.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181.
    • Renvoize, S.A. (1998). Gramineas de Bolivia: 1-644. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286.

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