1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Ocellochloa Zuloaga & Morrone
      1. Ocellochloa chapadensis (Swallen) Zuloaga & Morrone

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Butt sheaths papery; pubescent. Culms erect; 50-150 cm long; not swollen at the base, or swollen at the base; forming moniliform corms. Ligule a ciliate membrane; 0.1-0.2 mm long. Leaf-blade base cordate. Leaf-blades lanceolate; 10-25 cm long; 15-30 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface pubescent. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes numerous; borne along a central axis; unilateral; 1-7 cm long. Central inflorescence axis (4-)9-32 cm long. Rhachis angular; scabrous on surface; with scattered hairs. Spikelet packing irregular. Spikelets in pairs. Fertile spikelets pedicelled; 2 in the cluster. Pedicels 0.3-0.9 mm long.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; dorsally compressed; 2.5-3 mm long; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets oblong; dorsally compressed; 2.5-3 mm long; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes dissimilar; 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 margins eciliate, or ciliate. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; ovate; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; glandular (2-6 glands at tip); 7 -veined; ciliate on margins (above); acute. Fertile lemma elliptic; dorsally compressed; 1.5-1.7 mm long; coriaceous; pallid; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea involute; coriaceous.
    Distribution
    South America: Brazil.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Gr Bahia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil West-Central

    Ocellochloa chapadensis (Swallen) Zuloaga & Morrone appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Gardner [2016], Brazil Panicum chapadense K000003679 isotype
    Gardner [2016], Brazil Panicum chapadense K000003680 isotype
    Hatschbach, G.G. [59526], Brazil Panicum chapadense K001055530
    Hatschbach, G.G. [36825], Brazil Panicum chapadense K001055531

    First published in Syst. Bot. 34: 689 (2009)

    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