1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Panicum L.
      1. Panicum cabrerae Zuloaga & Morrone

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Bahia).

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms 50 cm long. Culm-internodes distally pubescent. Lateral branches sparse. Leaf-sheaths 1.5-2 cm long; striately veined; hispid; outer margin hairy. Leaf-sheath oral hairs ciliate. Ligule a ciliate membrane; 0.2 mm long. Collar pubescent. Leaf-blades deciduous at the ligule; linear, or lanceolate; 4-6 cm long; 2 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous; rough on both sides; pilose; hairy on both sides. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Peduncle 5-7 cm long; hirsute above. Panicle open; ovate; effuse; 4.5-6 cm long; 3.5-6 cm wide. Primary panicle branches reflexed. Panicle axis hispid. Panicle branches hispid; glabrous in axils, or pubescent in axils. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels clavate; 2-9 mm long; smooth; glabrous.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension, or with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; plano-convex; 2-2.3 mm long; 0.8-0.9 mm wide; falling entire. Rhachilla internodes elongated between glumes.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension, or with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; plano-convex; 2-2.3 mm long; 0.8-0.9 mm wide; falling entire. Rhachilla internodes elongated between glumes.
    Glume
    Glumes dissimilar; reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 1.1-1.3 mm long; 0.5 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume surface villous. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume elliptic; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 9 -veined. Upper glume surface villous. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; elliptic; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; 9 -veined; villous; acute. Palea of lower sterile floret 0.75 length of lemma. Fertile lemma elliptic; dorsally compressed; 1.9 mm long; 0.7 mm wide; indurate; without keel. Lemma surface papillose. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex acute. Palea involute; indurate.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3; 1.2 mm long.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; obovoid. Embryo 0.33 length of caryopsis. Hilum elliptic.
    Distribution
    South America: Brazil.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Zuloaga 1994.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast

    Panicum cabrerae Zuloaga & Morrone appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 78: 156 (1991)

    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