Manisuris aurita (Steud.) Kuntze
  • Revis. Gen. Pl.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Manisuris aurita (Steud.) Kuntze. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000878823. Accessed on: 29 Nov 2020'

General Information

Perennial; culms densely tufted, erect, 1-1.5 m. high, glabrous; sheaths com- pressed, keeled, glabrous, the lower ones longer, the upper ones shorter than the internodes; ligule less than 0.5 mm. long, membranaceous, minutely ciliate; blades elongate, conduplicate, hirsute on the upper surface near the base, the margins scabrous; flowering branches from the middle and upper nodes, appressed, formning a long, narrow inflorescence; racemes 3-10 cm. long, partly included in the spathes, the rachis and sterile pedicels auriculate at the summit, the auricles prominent or sometimes very small; sessile spikelets 3-4 mm. long, smooth or obscurely pitted, rather broadly winged; pedicellate spikelet narrower but much shorter than the sessile.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    Marshes and savannas, Costa Rica to Bolivia and Argentina.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Poaceae
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).