Eustachys paspaloides (Vahl) Lanza & Mattei
  • Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Eustachys paspaloides (Vahl) Lanza & Mattei. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000869372. Accessed on: 24 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Perennial with thick horizontal or oblique rhizome, up to 80 cm tall, erect or ascending; leaf sheaths flabellate, in bunches at the lower nodes; leaf laminas 4.5–30 cm × 2–5(10) mm, abruptly acute.

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    Inflorescence of 5–10 digitate racemes 6–8 cm long.

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    Spikelets 2.4–2.5 mm long; inferior glume 1.6–2 mm long, ovate, boat-shaped; superior glume 1.8–2.4 mm long, oblong-elliptic, the awn 0.8–1 mm long; fertile lemma as long as the spikelet, ovate in profile, glabrous or sparsely pubescent on the body, ciliate on the keel and lateral nerves, emarginate, with or without an awn-point up to 0.8 mm long; sterile floret 1.2–1.5 mm long, truncate.

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    Fig. 95, p. 336.

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    Perennial; culms 20–80 cm. tall, erect or geniculately ascending.

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    Spikelets golden to dark brown in colour; lower glume ovate, boat-shaped, 0.7–1.6 mm. long, 1-nerved, sparsely scaberulous on the back; upper glume oblong-elliptic, 1–2 mm. long, 1-nerved, scaberulous, with an antrorsely scabrid awn 0.5–1.5 mm. long; fertile lemma ovate (in side view), 1.5–2.4 mm. long, glabrous or sparsely pubescent, ± ciliate along the keel and side nerves, emarginate (when flattened) with membranous lobes, obtuse in side view, with or without a mucro up to 1 mm. long; sterile floret 1.2–1.5 mm. long, truncate.

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    Inflorescence of (3–)4–10(–15) spikes.

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    Leaf-blades 2–18 cm. long, 2–5 mm. wide, abruptly acute; sheaths flabellate, in bunches at the lower nodes, glabrous or sparsely hairy and scaberulous along the keels.

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    Perennial to 1 m. Leaves linear-lanceolate, folded. Spikelets secund, in digitately arranged, spike-like branches, brown, 1.5-2.5 mm long.

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    Perennial; up to 0.95 m high; rhizomatous and tufted. Culms erect or geniculately ascending. Leaf blades 20-180 x 2-5 mm; leaf sheaths strongly compressed; blades folded; with blunt apices. Flowers: inflorescence digitate with 4-7 racemes; (3-)4-10(-15); 50-150 mm long; spikelets 1.5-2.5 mm long; golden-brown; lower glume ovate; boat-shaped; upper glume oblong-elliptic with awn 0.5-1.5 mm long; lemmas 1.5-2.4 mm long; with or without a mucro up to 1 mm long.

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    Habitat

    Grassy slopes.

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    Kalahari Deciduous Acacia-wooded Grassland; Dry Grassland; Dwarf Karroid Shrubland. Sandy and stony soils; occasionally on clay.

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    Distribution

    Worcester to Arabia.

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    Distribution Map

     
    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Bahia
    • Rio Grande do Sul

      Bibliography

     Information From

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    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • B All Rights Reserved
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    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
    • D Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    Poaceae
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
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    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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