1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Panicum L.
      1. Panicum strigosum Muhl. ex Elliott

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Central & SE. U.S.A. to Venezuela, Caribbean.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; mat forming. Culms 6-15 cm long; 0.3-0.5 mm diam. Culm-internodes distally glabrous. Culm-nodes pubescent. Leaves heterophyllous with a basal winter rosette. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface; outer margin hairy. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; 0.1-0.2 mm long. Leaf-blade base broadly rounded. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 2-6 cm long; 3-7 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous, or pilose; sparsely hairy. Leaf-blade margins ciliate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; pyramidal; 2-4 cm long; 1-3 cm wide. Panicle axis pilose. Panicle branches pilose. Spikelets spreading; solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets obovate; dorsally compressed; obtuse; 1.3-1.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets obovate; dorsally compressed; obtuse; 1.3-1.5 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes dissimilar; reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 0.6-0.7 mm long; 0.5 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 1.2-1.3 mm long; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; ovate; 1.2-1.3 mm long; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; 5 -veined; obtuse. Fertile lemma elliptic; dorsally compressed; 1 mm long; indurate; shiny; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Palea involute; indurate.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 0.3 mm long; purple.
    Distribution
    North America: south-central USA, southeast USA, and Mexico. South America: Mesoamericana and Caribbean.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Fl Costa Rica 1994.
    [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. 2000 - 2500 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Louisiana, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Panamá, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Venezuela, Virginia

    Panicum strigosum Muhl. ex Elliott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1987 Davidse, G. [32982], Belize K000387026
    Jan 1, 1901 Curtiss, A. H. [3597], Florida K000674412
    Schultes [574], Mexico K000387024
    Ekman, E.L. [6857], Haiti K000387019
    Ekman, E.L. [6857], Haiti K000387020
    Ekman, E.L. [12393], Cuba K000387021
    Ekman, E.L. [8206], Haiti K000387022
    Innes, R.R. [35], Honduras K000387023
    Pohl, R. [12262], Nicaragua K000387025

    First published in Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 126 (1816)

    Accepted by

    • 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
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Dávila, P., Mejia-Saulés, M.T., Gómez-Sánchez, N., Valdés-Reyna, J., Ortíz, J.J., Morín, C., Castrejón, J. & Ocampo, A. (2006). Catálogo de las Gramíneas de México: 1-671. CONABIO, México city.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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