1. Family: Poaceae Barnhart
    1. Genus: Jouvea E.Fourn.
      1. Jouvea straminea E.Fourn.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Mexico to Ecuador.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 500 m.; Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [GB]
    Habit
    Perennial; mat forming. Stolons present. Culms prostrate; 20-40 cm long. Ligule a ciliolate membrane, or a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades deciduous at the ligule; 1.5-5 cm long; 2-3 mm wide; stiff. Leaf-blade surface ribbed.
    Inflorescences
    Dioecious. Synflorescence compound; fasciculate. Inflorescence comprising only a few spikelets; comprising 1 fertile spikelets; terminal and axillary; subtended by a spatheole; embraced at base by subtending leaf. Spikelets solitary. Male inflorescence unlike female; a single raceme (in upper axils). Male spikelets distinct from female (lemmas free); 5-30 flowered; 10-40 mm long. Male spikelet glumes 2, or 1. Male spikelet lemma 3 -veined.
    Spikelets
    Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets linear; thorn-like; curved; subterete; 15-30 mm long; falling entire. Spikelet callus cuneate; base obtuse. Rhachilla internodes terete; spongy and fused to embedded lemmas.
    Fertile
    Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets linear; thorn-like; curved; subterete; 15-30 mm long; falling entire. Spikelet callus cuneate; base obtuse. Rhachilla internodes terete; spongy and fused to embedded lemmas.
    Glume
    Glumes both absent or obscure.
    Florets
    Fertile florets female. Fertile lemma linear; 6-10 mm long; coriaceous; without keel; 5-7 -veined. Lemma margins closed except for an apical pore; covering most of palea (embracing it). Lemma apex dentate; 2 -fid. Palea hyaline; 0 -veined; without keels. Rhachilla extension glabrous (pungent).
    Flowers
    Lodicules absent. Anthers 3. Stigmas 2; terminally exserted.
    Fruits
    Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; linear.
    Male
    Male inflorescence unlike female; a single raceme (in upper axils). Male spikelets distinct from female (lemmas free); 5-30 flowered; 10-40 mm long. Male spikelet glumes 2, or 1. Male spikelet lemma 3 -veined.
    Distribution
    North America: Mexico. South America: Mesoamericana and western South America.
    Reference
    Eragrostideae. Pohl.
    Diagnostic
    Stolons slender, on surface, their internodes 6-10cm; leaf-sheaths less than 0.33 of internode.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

    Jouvea straminea E.Fourn. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 15: 475 (1876)

    Accepted by

    • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Dávila, P., Mejia-Saulés, M.T., Gómez-Sánchez, N., Valdés-Reyna, J., Ortíz, J.J., Morín, C., Castrejón, J. & Ocampo, A. (2006). Catálogo de las Gramíneas de México: 1-671. CONABIO, México city.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
    • Dávila, P., Mejia-Saulés, M.T., Gómez-Sánchez, N., Valdés-Reyna, J., Ortíz, J.J., Morín, C., Castrejón, J. & Ocampo, A. (2006). Catálogo de las Gramíneas de México: 1-671. CONABIO, México city.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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 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