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This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Spain.

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Morphology General Habit
Annual; culms solitary. Culms erect; 85-120 cm long; 5-8 -noded. Leaf-sheaths 9-15 cm long; pubescent. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 2-3 mm long; entire; acute. Leaf-blades 15-30 cm long; 4.5-10 mm wide. Leaf-blade midrib keeled beneath. Leaf-blade surface hirsute; hairy on both sides.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open, or contracted; elliptic; equilateral; 10-20 cm long; 2-5 cm wide. Primary panicle branches bearing 1-6(-25) fertile spikelets on each lower branch. Panicle branches pilose. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 8-10 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets ovate; subterete; 12-13 mm long; 3-3.5 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes curved; 0.75-1 mm long; obscured by lemmas; pilose; hairy all along but hairs longer above; with 0.2 mm long hairs. Floret callus evident; disarticulating obliquely.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 8-10 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets ovate; subterete; 12-13 mm long; 3-3.5 mm wide; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Rhachilla internodes curved; 0.75-1 mm long; obscured by lemmas; pilose; hairy all along but hairs longer above; with 0.2 mm long hairs. Floret callus evident; disarticulating obliquely.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; shorter than spikelet; parallel to lemmas. Lower glume ovate; 5.5-7 mm long; 0.9-1 length of upper glume; chartaceous; much thinner on margins; without keels; 3-5 -veined. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume elliptic; 6-7 mm long; 0.9-1 length of adjacent fertile lemma; chartaceous; with scarious margins; without keels; 7 -veined. Upper glume apex obtuse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma elliptic; 6-7.5 mm long; 4-4.5 mm wide; herbaceous; much thinner above; much thinner on margins; without keel; 7 -veined. Lemma lateral veins distinct. Lemma surface pilose. Lemma hairs 0.1-0.3 mm long. Lemma apex erose and dentate; 2 -fid; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn subapical; 5-8 mm long overall; 0.6-1.2 length of lemma; limb scaberulous. Palea oblong; 6-7 mm long; 0.9-1 length of lemma. Palea keels ciliolate and ciliate. Palea apex erose; emarginate. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2; 1 mm long; membranous. Anthers 3; 2-2.5 mm long. Stigmas 2; white. Ovary with a fleshy appendage above style insertion; pubescent on apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid; flattened; concealed by floret; 6-7 mm long; hairy at apex; apex fleshy. Hilum linear; 1 length of caryopsis. Disseminule comprising a floret.
Distribution
Europe: southwestern.
Reference
Bromeae. Acedo 1996.
Diagnostic
Some panicle branches longer than spikelets.

Native to:

Spain

Bromus cabrerensis C.Acedo & Llamas appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Willdenowia 27: 48 (1997)

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.

GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
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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