1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Danthonia DC.
      1. Danthonia annableae P.M.Peterson & Rúgolo

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

    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; caespitose. Rhizomes short. Culms erect; 5-15 cm long. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades filiform; involute; 2-5 cm long; 0.5-1 mm wide. Leaf-blade apex acute.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence comprising only a few spikelets; comprising 1-3 fertile spikelets. Spikelets solitary, or in pairs. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 4-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 10-15 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus evident; pilose.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 4-6 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets elliptic; laterally compressed; 10-15 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus evident; pilose.
    Glume
    Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; thinner than fertile lemma. Lower glume linear; 10-15 mm long; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume linear; 10-15 mm long; 1.7-2.5 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; without keels; 3 -veined. Upper glume apex acute.
    Florets
    Fertile lemma elliptic; 6 mm long; coriaceous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma surface pilose. Lemma margins ciliate. Lemma apex lobed; 2 -fid; incised 0.33-0.4 of lemma length; acute; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn from a sinus; geniculate; flat below; 5-10 mm long overall; with twisted column. Palea 2 -veined. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
    Flowers
    Lodicules 2; cuneate; fleshy. Anthers 3.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum linear.
    Distribution
    South America: western South America.
    Reference
    Arundineae. Gr Bolivia 1997.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northwest, Bolivia

    Danthonia annableae P.M.Peterson & Rúgolo appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Peterson, P.M. [11832], Bolivia K000308589
    Peterson, P.M. [11832], Bolivia K000308590 isotype
    Renvoize, S.A. [s.n.], Bolivia K000702525
    Renvoize, S.A. [5303], Bolivia K000702526

    First published in Madroño 40: 71 (1993)

    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
    • 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

    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