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

Flora Data (Last Modified On 10/16/2012)
Species LEPTOCORYPHIUM LANATUM
PlaceOfPublication Agrost. Bras. 84. 1829.
Synonym Paspalum lanatum H.B.K. Nov. Gen. & Sp. 1:94. pI. 29. 1815. Milium lanatum Roem. & Schult. Syst. Veg. 2:322. 1817. Anthaenantia lanata Benth. Jour. Linn. Soc. Bot. 19:39. 1881.
Description Perennial; culms 50-100 cm. high in small dense tufts; leaves somewhat crowded toward the base, the blades elongate, flat or folded, sometimes involute, 2-4 mm. wide, scabrous; panicles 6-17 cm. long, narrow but loose, the branches narrowly ascending or rarely spreading; spikelets 4 mm. long, densely pilose with pale, silky, appressed or spreading hairs.
Distribution Open grassy savannas and hillsides, Mexico and the West Indies to Argentina.
Specimen CANAL ZONE: Ancon Hill, Killip 4343
 
 
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