1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Andropogon L.
      1. Andropogon lehmannii Pilg.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Peru.

    [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
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 2130 - 2285 m.; Andes?. Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1500 - 3000 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba Trepadora
    Conservation
    No Evaluada No Evaluada
    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial. Basal innovations extravaginal. Culms 80-300 cm long. Lateral branches sparse. Leaf-sheaths glabrous on surface. Ligule a ciliolate membrane; truncate. Leaf-blades 20-40 cm long; 5-10 mm wide. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.
    Inflorescences
    Synflorescence compound; paniculate. Inflorescence composed of racemes; terminal and axillary; subtended by a spatheole. Spatheole linear; 5-7 cm long. Racemes 2; paired; 4-6 cm long. Rhachis fragile at the nodes; villous on margins. Rhachis hairs 4 mm long. Rhachis internodes filiform; 3.5 mm long. Rhachis internode tip transverse; cupuliform; with simple rim. Spikelets in pairs. Fertile spikelets sessile; 1 in the cluster. Companion sterile spikelets pedicelled; 1 in the cluster. Pedicels filiform; 4 mm long; villous; with 4 mm long hairs.
    Sterile
    Companion sterile spikelets well-developed; male; lanceolate; 6-7 mm long; separately deciduous. Companion sterile spikelet glumes chartaceous; 7 -veined; glabrous; acute; muticous.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 5-6 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures. Spikelet callus pilose; base obtuse; inserted. Companion sterile spikelets well-developed; male; lanceolate; 6-7 mm long; separately deciduous. Companion sterile spikelet glumes chartaceous; 7 -veined; glabrous; acute; muticous.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; dorsally compressed; 5-6 mm long; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures. Spikelet callus pilose; base obtuse; inserted.
    Glume
    Glumes dissimilar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of spikelet; coriaceous; 2-keeled; keeled laterally. Lower glume surface concave. Upper glume linear; coriaceous; 1-keeled. Upper glume muticous.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets barren; without significant palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret oblong; hyaline. Fertile lemma lanceolate; 4 mm long; hyaline; without keel. Lemma apex lobed; 2 -fid; incised 0.5 of lemma length; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn from a sinus; geniculate; 7-12 mm long overall; with twisted column. Column of lemma awn glabrous.
    Flowers
    Anthers 3.
    Distribution
    South America: western South America.
    Reference
    Andropogoneae. Pilger 1995.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Peru

    Andropogon lehmannii Pilg. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lehmann, F.C. [6979], Colombia K000632880
    Lehmann, F.C. [6979], Colombia K000632881
    Lehmann, F.C. [6979], Colombia K000632882
    Lehmann, F.C. [6979], Colombia K000632883
    Lehmann, F.C. [6979], Colombia K000632884

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27: 24 (1899)

    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.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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