1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Panicum L.
      1. Panicum trinii Kunth

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Butt sheaths glabrous, or pilose. Culms erect; 150-200 cm long. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades flat, or convolute; 35-75 cm long; 6-15 mm wide; coriaceous; stiff. Leaf-blade surface pilose; hairy adaxially. Leaf-blade apex pungent.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle spiciform; linear; 14-20 cm long. Primary panicle branches accrescent to a central axis; with evident branchlets on axis. Panicle axis with rounded ribs. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong, or ovate; dorsally compressed; 4.5-5.5 mm long; falling entire. Floret callus evident; 0.5 mm long; winged; with lateral wings; truncate.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong, or ovate; dorsally compressed; 4.5-5.5 mm long; falling entire. Floret callus evident; 0.5 mm long; winged; with lateral wings; truncate.
    Glume
    Glumes similar; reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume elliptic; 0.66-1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume surface glabrous, or pilose. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume elliptic; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. Upper glume surface glabrous, or pilose. Upper glume apex obtuse.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets male; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; elliptic; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; 5 -veined; obtuse. Fertile lemma oblong; dorsally compressed; 3.5-4 mm long; indurate; yellow; shiny; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea involute; indurate.
    Distribution
    South America: Brazil.
    Reference
    Paniceae. WDC.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

    Panicum trinii Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 28, 2011 Guedes, M.L. [690], Brazil K001055656
    Sep 28, 2011 Stradmann, M.T.S. [571], Brazil K001055657
    Sep 28, 2011 Stradmann, M.T.S. [433], Brazil K001055655
    Sep 1, 2003 Harley, R.M. [54630], Brazil K001055652
    Sep 1, 2003 Harley, R.M. [54630], Brazil K001055653
    Jan 1, 1997 Ganev, W. [896], Brazil K000001441
    Pirani, J.R. [1641], Brazil K001055651
    Strang, H.E. [617], Brazil K001055654

    First published in Enum. Pl. 1: 88 (1833)

    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
    • 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