Genus:
Lolium L.

Lolium multiflorum Lam.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Sahara, Medit. to Central Asia and Himalaya. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses, as animal food, a poison and a medicine and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Elevation range: 1500–3500 m a.s.l. Naturalised in Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Caldas, Cauca, Cundinamarca, Huila, Nariño, Quindío, Risaralda, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: shrubland, native grassland, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Lolium

[FZ]

Gramineae, E. Launert. Flora Zambesiaca 10:1. 1971

Morphology General Habit
A caespitose annual or biennial.
Morphology Culms
Culms 30-80(100) cm. tall, 2-5-noded, sometimes solitary, simple or branched below, erect or geniculately ascending, smooth or scaberulous beneath the inflorescence.
Morphology Leaves Leaf sheaths
Leaf-sheaths prominently striate, dorsally rounded, tight at first, later somewhat loose, smooth or more rarely scaberulous, glabrous.
Morphology Leaves Ligules
Ligule 1-2 mm. long, membranous.
Morphology Leaves Leaf lamina
Leaf-laminae 6-25 x 0·4-1 cm., linear, tapering to a fine soft point, with narrow auricles at the base, involute in young shoots, smooth and glossy on the lower and often scaberulous on the upper surface.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Spikes 10-30 cm. long, erect or sometimes nodding, rather compressed, often tinged with purple; rhachis usually scabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets 7·5-25 mm. long, 5-15-flowered, elliptic-oblong to obovate-oblong in lateral view, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Superior glume much shorter than the spikelet, 4-7-nerved, narrowly oblong or lanceolate-oblong, obtuse to acute.
Superior
Superior glume much shorter than the spikelet, 4-7-nerved, narrowly oblong or lanceolate-oblong, obtuse to acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Lemma
Lemmas 5-8 mm. long, 5-nerved, awned, imbricate, oblong to lanceolate-oblong, with the apex obtuse and 2-dentate; awn up to 10 mm. long, straight, slender.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Palea
Paleas scaberulous along the keels.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers 3-4·5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis 3-3·5 mm. long.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 1500 - 3500 m.
Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Distribution
Introduced and naturalised in Colombia.
Conservation
Least concern.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Naturalizada y adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 1500 - 3500 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
ballico, raigrás, raigrás anual, raigrás inglés, raigrás italiano, reigrás

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Annual; caespitose. Culms erect, or decumbent; 30-90 cm long. Leaf-sheath oral hairs lacking. Leaf-sheath auricles falcate. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1-2 mm long. Leaf-blades 6-25 cm long; 4-10 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence composed of racemes. Racemes 1; single; bilateral; 10-30 cm long. Rhachis semiterete. Spikelet packing adaxial; 1 their length apart; regular; 2 -rowed. Spikelets appressed; solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 5-15 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 7.5-25 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 5-15 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 7.5-25 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes one the lower absent or obscure; persistent; shorter than spikelet; similar to fertile lemma in texture. Upper glume lanceolate; coriaceous; without keels; 4-7 -veined. Upper glume surface smooth. Upper glume apex obtuse, or acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma oblong; 5-8 mm long; coriaceous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma apex dentate; 2 -fid; obtuse; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn 5-10 mm long overall. Palea keels scaberulous. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Ovary glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Hilum linear.
Distribution
Europe: northern, central, southwestern, southeastern, and eastern. Africa: north, Macaronesia, northeast tropical, east tropical, southern tropical, and south. Asia-temperate: Soviet far east, Soviet Middle Asia, Caucasus, western Asia, Arabia, China, and eastern Asia. Asia-tropical: India, Malesia, and Papuasia. Australasia: Australia and New Zealand. Pacific: north-central. North America: Subarctic, western Canada, eastern Canada, northwest USA, north-central USA, northeast USA, southwest USA, southeast USA, and Mexico. South America: Mesoamericana, Caribbean, western South America, Brazil, and southern South America. Antarctic: Subantarctic islands.
Reference
Poeae. FTEA.

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.

[UPB]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Medicines
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azores, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Chad, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Egypt, France, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Mauritania, Morocco, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Sahara, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Jawa

Introduced into:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Antipodean Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Bahamas, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Crozet Is., Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., Finland, Florida, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kansas, Kentucky, Kerguelen, Korea, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yukon, Zimbabwe

Spanish
Lolium.

Lolium multiflorum Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Uechtritz, R.F.C. [s.n.], Poland K000913356 Yes
Clayton, W.D. [4298], Brazil K001077709 Yes
Ferreira, L.F. [70], Brazil K001077717 Yes
Paciornik, E.F. [169], Brazil K001077721 Yes
Cordeiro, J. [975], Brazil K001077707 Yes
Kummrow, R. [3098], Brazil K001077706 Yes
Dombrowski, L.T. [1041], Brazil K001077714 Yes
Braun, A.C.H. [s.n.], Germany K000913361 Yes
Reitz [7846], Brazil K001077708 Yes
Dombrowski, L.T. [2073], Brazil K001077712 Yes
Kummrow, R. [127], Brazil K001077718 Yes
Ferreira, L.F. [127], Brazil K001077716 Yes
Thuillier, J.L. [s.n.], France K000913359 Yes
Dombrowski, L.T. [1918], Brazil K001077713 Yes
Dombrowski, L.T. [1966], Brazil K001077719 Yes
Smith, L.B. [12947], Brazil K001077710 Yes
Wasum, R. [6422], Brazil K001077720 Yes
Rigo, G. [s.n.], Italy K000913362 Yes
Clayton, W.D. [4400], Brazil K001077711 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [28471], Brazil K001077723 Yes
Kummrow, R. [2338], Brazil K001077722 Yes
Dombrowski, L.T. [2785], Brazil K001077715 Yes
Bouly de Lesdain, M. [s.n.], France K000913357 Yes
Braun, A.C.H. [s.n.] K000913358 Yes
Gay, J.E. [s.n.] K000913360 Yes

First published in Fl. Franç. 3: 621 (1779)

Accepted by

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