1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Panicum L.
      1. Panicum glabripes Döll

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short. Culms erect; robust; 70-130 cm long; 2-2.5 mm diam. Leaves mostly basal. Leaf-sheaths 11-25 cm long. Ligule a ciliate membrane; 1-1.3 mm long. Leaf-blades involute; 25-45 cm long; 4-5 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pilose; hairy adaxially.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 20-26 cm long. Primary panicle branches profusely divided. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels ciliate; hairy at tip.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; dorsally compressed; 2-3.5 mm long; 1.5 mm wide; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets ovate; dorsally compressed; 2-3.5 mm long; 1.5 mm wide; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes reaching apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 0.5 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5 -veined. 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; acute. Fertile lemma elliptic; dorsally compressed; 1-1.5 mm long; indurate; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Palea involute; indurate.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp.
    Distribution
    South America: Brazil and southern South America.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Fl Cat 1995.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Panicum glabripes Döll appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000309192
    Hatschbach, G. [35527], Brazil Panicum subjunceum K001101854
    Cervi, A.C. [2899], Brazil Panicum subjunceum K001101853
    Dusén, P. [13333], Brazil Panicum subjunceum K001101855
    Dusén, P. [16128], Brazil Panicum subjunceum K001101856
    Cordeiro, J. [982], Brazil Panicum subjunceum K001101852

    First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(1): 216 (1877)

    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/.
    • 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.

    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