1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Aristida L.
      1. Aristida glaziovii Hack. ex Henrard

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms 100-130 cm long. Lateral branches sparse, or lacking. Leaf-sheath oral hairs bearded. Ligule a fringe of hairs; 0.3-0.5 mm long. Collar glabrous, or pubescent. Leaf-blades curled (lower), or straight (upper); flat (lower), or convolute (upper); 18-39 cm long; 1.5-4.5 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough adaxially; pilose; sparsely hairy; hairy adaxially. Leaf-blade apex acute; antrorsely scabrous.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle contracted (or subcontracted); 20-37 cm long.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets subterete; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus elongated; straight; 0.8-1 mm long; pilose; acute.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets subterete; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus elongated; straight; 0.8-1 mm long; pilose; acute.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; dissimilar (lower longer than upper). Lower glume lanceolate; 7.5-12 mm long; 1 -veined. Lower glume primary vein scabrous. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; 5.5-8 mm long; 1 -veined. Upper glume surface smooth. Upper glume apex entire; acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma subterete; 7-9.8 mm long; without keel; rounded throughout; 3 -veined. Lemma surface scabrous; rough generally; without grooves. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex awned; 3 -awned. Principal lemma awn straight; ascending; simple at base; with 17-30 mm long limb; without a column. Lateral lemma awns ascending; 14-28 mm long; shorter than principal.
    Distribution
    South America: western South America and Brazil.
    Reference
    Aristideae. LO-W 1993.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

    Aristida glaziovii Hack. ex Henrard appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 17, 1998 Silva, G.P. [2430], Brazil K001054467
    Jan 1, 1993 Longhi-Wagner, H. [CFCR/6107], Brazil K001054465
    Jun 4, 1984 Glaziou, A. [20107], Brazil K001054466
    Filgueiras, T.S. [881], Brazil K001054464

    First published in Meded. Rijks-Herb. 54: 204 (1926)

    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.
    • Renvoize, S.A. (1998). Gramineas de Bolivia: 1-644. 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/.
    • Renvoize, S.A. (1998). Gramineas de Bolivia: 1-644. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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 2020. 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 2020. 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