1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Anthaenantiopsis Mez ex Pilg.
      1. Anthaenantiopsis fiebrigii Parodi

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Central Brazil and NW. Argentina.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short. Culms erect; 65-150 cm long. Culm-internodes elliptical in section; 20-30 cm long; distally glabrous. Culm-nodes brown; glabrous. Lateral branches lacking. Leaves mostly basal. Leaf-sheaths 12-27 cm long; glabrous on surface to pubescent; outer margin glabrous, or hairy. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 0.3-1.2 mm long. Leaf-blades linear, or lanceolate; 9-45 cm long; 5-10 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous, or pilose; sparsely hairy; hairy adaxially. Leaf-blade margins scabrous. Leaf-blade apex acute.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence composed of racemes. Peduncle 20-60 cm long; glabrous. Racemes 12; borne along a central axis; distant; erect; unilateral; 1-6.5 cm long. Central inflorescence axis 15-27 cm long; hirsute. Rhachis semiterete; hirsute on surface. Spikelet packing crowded. Spikelets in pairs, or in threes. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels clavate; angular; unequal; ciliate.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; compressed slightly; 3-3.6 mm long; 1.2 mm wide; falling entire.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 basal sterile florets; 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; dorsally compressed; compressed slightly; 3-3.6 mm long; 1.2 mm wide; falling entire.
    Glume
    Glumes shorter than spikelet; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 0.3-1 mm long; 0.1-0.33 length of spikelet; hyaline; 0 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume surface hirsute. Upper glume oblong; 2.6-2.8 mm long; 0.9-0.95 length of spikelet; membranous; without keels; 5-7 -veined. Upper glume lateral veins ribbed. Upper glume surface hirsute; with tubercle-based hairs. Upper glume margins ciliate. Upper glume apex obtuse, or acute.
    Florets
    Basal sterile florets male; with palea. Lemma of lower sterile floret similar to upper glume; oblong; 2.8-3.3 mm long; 1 length of spikelet; membranous; 5-7 -veined; ribbed; hirsute. Palea of lower sterile floret 3-3.3 mm long; 1 length of lemma. Fertile lemma elliptic; 2.9-3.3 mm long; 1 mm wide; coriaceous; yellow; shiny; without keel. Lemma margins involute. Lemma apex acute; papillose and pubescent. Palea gaping; 1 length of lemma; coriaceous.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; 0.3 mm long; truncate. Anthers 3; 2.3-2.4 mm long.
    Distribution
    South America: western South America and southern South America.
    Reference
    Paniceae. Fl Paraguay 1997.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

    Anthaenantiopsis fiebrigii Parodi appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notas Mus. La Plata, Bot. 8: 90 (1943)

    Accepted by

    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Renvoize, S.A. (1998). Gramineas de Bolivia: 1-644. 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/.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348.
    • Renvoize, S.A. (1998). Gramineas de Bolivia: 1-644. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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