1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Eremitis Döll

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Brazil.

    [GB]

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    Habit
    Perennial. Culms erect; 50-60 cm long. Ligule a ciliolate membrane. Leaf-blade base with a brief petiole-like connection to sheath. Leaf-blades lanceolate, or oblong.
    Inflorescences
    Monoecious; with male and female spikelets in the same inflorescence. Inflorescence composed of racemes; enclosed. Racemes single; multilateral; bearing few fertile spikelets; bearing 1 fertile spikelets on each. Rhachis fragile at the nodes. Sexes mixed. 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. Pedicels fused to each other; linear; tip rectangular.
    Spikelets
    Basal sterile spikelets rudimentary. Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets laterally compressed; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Sterile
    Basal sterile spikelets rudimentary.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets laterally compressed; falling entire; deciduous with accessory branch structures.
    Glume
    Glumes thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume linear. Upper glume linear.
    Florets
    Fertile florets female.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 3. Anthers 2. Stigmas 2.
    Cleistogene
    Cleistogenes present; underground.
    Distribution
    South America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

    Eremitis Döll appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Zuloaga, F.O. [2443], Brazil K001077602

    First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 2(2): 338 (1877)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    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 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