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This species is accepted, and its native range is Argentina (La Pampa).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Basal innovations intravaginal. Culms 40-50 cm long; 4-5 -noded. Leaf-sheaths pubescent; outer margin hairy. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 2-3 mm long; erose; truncate. Leaf-blades 10-40 cm long; 3-8 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface scabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; ovate; 15-30 cm long. Primary panicle branches ascending; 2-5 -nate; 6-12 cm long. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 9-12 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; compressed strongly; 27-35 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes 1.5-2.5 mm long; scaberulous.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 9-12 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; compressed strongly; 27-35 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes 1.5-2.5 mm long; scaberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; shorter than spikelet. Lower glume lanceolate; 9-13 mm long; 0.75 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 5-7 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume surface scabrous. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume lanceolate; 12-15 mm long; 1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 7-9 -veined. Upper glume surface scabrous. Upper glume apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma oblong; 12-15 mm long; 2-2.8 mm wide; chartaceous; keeled; 9 -veined. Lemma surface scabrous. Lemma apex awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn subapical; 1-3 mm long overall. Palea 0.75 length of lemma. Palea keels ciliolate; adorned above; with 0.66 of their length adorned. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2; 1 mm long; membranous. Anthers 3; 0.9 mm long. Ovary with a fleshy appendage above style insertion; pubescent on apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; oblong; without sulcus; 6-8 mm long; hairy at apex; apex fleshy. Hilum linear.
Distribution
South America: southern South America.
Reference
Bromeae. Covas & Itria 1995.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast

Bromus parodii Covas & Itria appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Covas [2351], Argentina K000308528 isotype

First published in Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 12: 113 (1968)

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.
  • 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.

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.

GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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