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Published In: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 21: 8. 1908. (23 Jan 1908) (Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library


Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/20/2009)
Item State : Description complete
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 7/22/2015)
Estatus: Introducido, Naturalizada
Life Form: Hierba
Tropicos Lookup Reference:
Flora Index Page Info: 6-328
ContributorText: R.W. Pohl
Contributor: R.W. Pohl †


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1. Sacciolepis indica (L.) Chase, Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 21: 8 (1908).

Por R.W. Pohl.

Aira indica L., Sp. Pl. 63 in errata (1753). Tipo: India.

Anuales cespitosas, decumbentes o débilmente rizomatosas. Tallos 15-50 cm, delgados; entrenudos y nudos glabros. Vainas glabras; lígula 0.1-0.3 mm; láminas 3-10 cm x 2-4 mm, glabras, la más superior 1-4 cm. Panícula 1.5-7 cm x menos de 5 mm, cilíndrica. Espiguillas 2.5-2.8 mm, glabras; gluma inferior 1.1-1.5 mm, navicular, 5-nervia; gluma superior navicular, angostándose en un ápice obtuso, 7-nervia; lema inferior similar a la gluma superior, sacciforme, 7-9-nervia; pálea inferior c. 1 mm; lema superior c. 1.5 mm; anteras 0.6-0.9 mm, purpúreas. 2n=18. Potreros húmedos, prados, zanjas, riberas. N (Stevens 20877, MO); CR (Pohl y Davidse 11016, ISC). 0-1700 m. (Nativa en Asia tropical; introducida en los otras partes de los subtrópicos y trópicos.)




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