1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Sporobolus R.Br.
      1. Sporobolus camporum Swallen

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. & S. Brazil to NE. Argentina.

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Culms erect; 50-100 cm long. Leaf-sheaths smooth; glabrous on surface. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades involute; 10-30 cm long; 2-4 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous. Leaf-blade margins scabrous; ciliate; hairy at base.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; lanceolate; 20-26 cm long; contracted about primary branches. Primary panicle branches ascending; whorled at most nodes; 3-7 cm long. Panicle branches capillary. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels 0.5-1 mm long.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; subterete; 2.5-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension. Spikelets elliptic; subterete; 2.5-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
    Glume
    Glumes deciduous; reaching apex of florets. Lower glume elliptic; 0.33-0.5 length of upper glume; membranous; purple; without keels. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume oblong; 2.5-4 mm long; 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; purple; without keels. Upper glume apex acuminate.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; 2.5-4 mm long; membranous; purple; without keel; 1 -veined. Lemma apex acute. Palea 2 -veined. Palea keels approximate.
    Flowers
    Anthers 2; 2 mm long.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with free soft pericarp; 2 mm long.
    Distribution
    South America: Brazil.
    Reference
    Eragrostideae. Swallen 2000.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

    Sporobolus camporum Swallen appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 31, 2011 Hatschbach, G. [48409], Brazil K001075618
    Aug 31, 2011 Hatschbach, G.G. [18837], Brazil K001075633
    Aug 31, 2011 Hatschbach, G.G. [18853], Brazil K001075634
    Jan 1, 1972 Smith, L.B. [15843], Brazil K001075620
    Clayton, W.D. [4481], Brazil K001075631
    Lindeman, J.C. [4411], Brazil K001075632
    Longhi-Wagner, H.M. [7188], Brazil K001075623
    Riedel, L. [266], Brazil K001075624
    Smith, L.B. [15789], Brazil K001075621
    Smith [11877], Brazil K000308860
    Reitz, R. [5311], Brazil K001075619
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [7974], Brazil K001075625
    Hatschbach, G.G. [29029], Brazil K001075622
    Hatschbach, G.G. [18853], Brazil K001075626
    Hatschbach, G.G. [35230], Brazil K001075627
    Hatschbach, G.G. [29244], Brazil K001075628
    Hatschbach, G.G. [13994], Brazil K001075629
    Hatschbach, G.G. [18853], Brazil K001075630

    First published in Sellowia 7: 10 (1956)

    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.

    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.

    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 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