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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
PlaceOfPublication Agrost. Bras. 501. 1829.
Synonym Poa acutiflora H.B.K. Nov. Gen. & Sp. 1:161. 1816.
Description Perennial; culms tufted, erect, 15-60 cm. high; sheaths glabrous, more or less hairy in the throat, mostly shorter than the internodes; blades rather firm, mostly 5-20 cm. long, 2-4 mm. wide, glabrous or sparsely pilose; panicles 8-30 cm. long, the branches stiffly ascending to spreading, the lower ones sometimes as much as 10 cm. long, pilose in the axils; spikelets 4-5 mm. long, 6- to 12-flowered, rarely more, short-pedicellate, usually crowded, appressed; lemma about 2 mm. long, acute, or subacuminate, scabrous on the keel near the summit.
Distribution Moist savannas, fields and waste places, especially along ditches, Trinidad and British Honduras to Brazil and Bolivia.
Specimen CHIRIQUI: Dolega, Hitchcock 8336; David, Hitchcock 8353. COCLE: Aguadulce, Pittier 489I, 4930. CANAL ZONE: Gatiin, Hitchcock 7975; Culebra, Hitchcock 7930; Corozal, Hitchcock 7986; Ancon, Killip 4II9; Chivi Chivi Trail, Killip 4087. PANAMA: Matias Hernandez, Pittier 6780, 6920; Standley 320I9; Panama', Hitchcock 8407; Chorrera, Hitchcock 8I37, 8I53, 8I54'2; Pacora River, Killip 4227; Chepo, Pittier 4524.
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