1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Eremitis Döll
      1. Eremitis parviflora (Trin.) C.E.Calderón ex Soderstr.

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Culms erect; 50-60 cm long. Leaf-sheath oral hairs setose; 8-20 mm long. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong; 9-15 cm long; 15-40 mm wide. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.
    Inflorescences
    Monoecious; with male and female spikelets in the same inflorescence. Inflorescence composed of racemes; enclosed. Racemes 1; single; multilateral; 2.5 cm long; bearing few fertile spikelets; bearing 1 fertile spikelets on each. Rhachis fragile at the nodes. Sexes mixed (in a cluster at each node). Spikelets subtended by an involucre. Fertile spikelets sessile; 1 in the cluster. Male spikelets pedicelled; 5 in a cluster. Involucre composed of imperfect spikelets; with pedicels forming a long tube; linear; 2 mm long. Pedicels fused to each other; united along margins; linear; flattened; 14 mm long; tip rectangular.
    Sterile
    Basal sterile spikelets rudimentary; 1-2 in number.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets laterally compressed; compressed slightly; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures. Basal sterile spikelets rudimentary; 1-2 in number. Male spikelets deciduous with the fertile; 5 mm long.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets laterally compressed; compressed slightly; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Glume
    Glumes similar; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume linear. Upper glume linear.
    Florets
    Fertile florets female.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3. Anthers 2. Filaments united in a tube. Stigmas 2.
    Male
    Male spikelets deciduous with the fertile; 5 mm long.
    Cleistogene
    Cleistogenes present; underground.
    Distribution
    South America: Brazil.
    Reference
    Parianeae. WDC.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast

    Eremitis parviflora (Trin.) C.E.Calderón ex Soderstr. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 44: 20 (1980)

    Accepted by

    • 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/.

    Sources

    GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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

    Neotropikey
    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0