1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Panicum L.
      1. Panicum pseudisachne Mez

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Rhizomes elongated; knotty. Culms erect; 20-70 cm long. Ligule a ciliate membrane. Leaf-blade base cordate. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 4-10 cm long; 3-8 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade apex acute, or acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 5-10 cm long. Primary panicle branches spreading; profusely divided. Panicle branches capillary. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate, or orbicular; dorsally compressed; 1.1-1.9 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate, or orbicular; dorsally compressed; 1.1-1.9 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes shorter than spikelet, or reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 0.5-0.66 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 0.9-1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume surface pubescent. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets male; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; 5 -veined; pubescent; acute. Fertile lemma elliptic; dorsally compressed; 1.1-1.9 mm long; indurate; pallid; without keel. Lemma surface scabrous; rough above. Lemma margins involute. Palea involute; indurate.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    South America: Brazil.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Gr Bahia 1995.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

    Panicum pseudisachne Mez appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1981 Davidse, G. [12194], Brazil K001078791
    Jan 1, 1965 Bommer, D.F.R. [22], Brazil K001078797
    Harley, R.M. [16612], Bahia K000003577
    Harley, R.M. [17002], Bahia K000003576
    Clayton, W.D. [4857], Brazil K001078801
    Clayton, W.D. [4782], Brazil K001078802
    Clayton, W.D. [4770], Brazil K001078803
    Clayton, W.D. [4780a], Brazil K001078804
    Clayton, W.D. [4963], Brazil K001078805
    Clayton, W.D. [4850], Brazil K001078806
    Rossi, L. [CFCR1127], Brazil K001078787
    Swallen, J.R. [4024], Brazil K001078795
    Swallen, J.R. [4024], Brazil K001078796
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [13330], Rio de Janeiro K000309250
    Dusén, P. [16390], Brazil K001078798
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [20109], Brazil K001078793
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [16620], Brazil K001078794
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [16620], Brazil K001078799
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [20109], Brazil K001078800
    Hatschbach, G.G. [70239], Brazil K001078788
    Hatschbach, G.G. [29254], Brazil K001078789
    Pereira, M.L.B. [401], Brazil K001078792
    [Whibley] [910], Brazil K001078790

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 71 (1917)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2013). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0