Overview

Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Unknown/Undetermined

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Unknown/Undetermined

Confidence: Confident

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Physical Description

Morphology

Physical Description

Perennials, Terrestrial, not aquatic, Stems nodes swollen or brittle, Stems erect or ascending, Stems geniculate, decumbent, or lax, sometimes rooting at nodes, Stems caespitose, tufted, or clustered, Stems terete, round in cross section, or polygonal, Stems branching above base or distally at nodes, Stem internodes hollow, Stems with inflorescence less than 1 m tall, Stems, culms, or scapes exceeding basal leaves, Leaves mostly basal, below middle of stem, Leaves conspicuously 2-ranked, distichous, Leaves sheathing at base, Leaf sheath mostly open, or loose, Leaf sheath smooth, glabrous, Leaf sheath hairy, hispid or prickly, Leaf sheath hairy at summit, throat, or collar, Leaf sheath and blade differentiated, Leaf blades linear, Leaf blades very narrow or filiform, less than 2 mm wide, Leaf blades 2-10 mm wide, Leaf blades mostly flat, Leaf blades mostly glabrous, Leaf blades more or less hairy, Ligule present, Ligule a fringed, ciliate, or lobed membrane, Inflorescence terminal, Inflorescence with 2 or more spikes, fasci cles, glomerules, heads, or clusters per culm, Inflorescence a panicle with narrowly racemose or spicate branches, Inflorescence with 2-10 branches, Inflorescence branches 1-sided, Inflorescence branches terminating in bristle or point, Flowers bisexual, Spikelets sessile or subsessile, Spikelets laterally compressed, Spikelet less than 3 mm wide, Spikelets with 1 fertile floret, Spikelets solitary at rachis nodes, Spikelets all alike and fertille, Spikelets bisexual, Inflorescence branches deciduous, falling intact, Spikelets secund, in rows on one side of rachis, Rachilla or pedicel glabrous, Glumes present, empty bracts, Glumes 2 clearly present, Glumes equal or subequal, Glumes equal to or longer than adjacent lemma, Glume equal to or longer than spikelet, Glumes keeled or winged, Glumes 1 nerved, Lemma coriaceous, firmer or thicker in texture than the glumes, Lemma 3 nerved, Lemma glabrous, Lemma apex acute or acuminate, Lemma apex dentate, 3-5 fid, Lemma mucronate, ver y shortly beaked or awned, less than 1-2 mm, Lemma distinctly awned, more than 2-3 mm, Lemma with 3 awns, Lemma awn less than 1 cm long, Lemma awns straight or curved to base, Lemma margins thin, lying flat, Lemma straight, Palea present, well developed, Palea membranous, hyaline, Palea shorter than lemma, Palea 2 nerved or 2 keeled, Stamens 3, Styles 2-fid, deeply 2-branched, Stigmas 2, Fruit - caryopsis, Caryopsis ellipsoid, longitudinally grooved, hilum long-linear.
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Type Information

Type for Bouteloua pubescens Pilg.
Catalog Number: US 81707
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): E. Seler
Year Collected: 1896
Locality: Near Malacatan, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, Central America - Neotropics
  • Type: Pilger, R. K. 1909. Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg. 51: 193.
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Syntype for Bouteloua humboldtiana Griseb.
Catalog Number: US 883979
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): C. Wright
Locality: Greater Antilles, Cuba, West Indies
  • Syntype: Grisebach, A. H. R. 1862. Pl. Wright. 2: 532.
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Type fragment for Bouteloua bromoides Lagger ex Lag.
Catalog Number: US 865568A
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): Collector unknown
Locality: Acapulco., Guerrero, Mexico, North America
  • Type fragment: Lagasca y Segura, M. 1816. Gen. Sp. Pl. 5.
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Isotype for Heterosteca rhadina Nash
Catalog Number: US 426292
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): A. A. Heller
Year Collected: 1902
Locality: On the Adjuntas road, 3 mi from Ponce., Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico, West Indies
  • Isotype: Nash, G. V. 1903. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 30: 386.
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Type fragment for Heterosteca juncifolia Desv.
Catalog Number: US 2830954
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): A. J. A. Bonpland
Locality: Country as "Antilles"., Greater Antilles, La Habana, Cuba, West Indies
  • Type fragment: Desvaux, N. A. 1810. Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris. 2: 188.
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Type fragment for Heterosteca juncifolia Desv.
Catalog Number: US 2830952
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): Collector unknown
Locality: "Antilles", West Indies
  • Type fragment: Desvaux, N. A. 1810. Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris. 2: 188.
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Type for Bouteloua pubescens Pilg.
Catalog Number: US 81707
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): E. Seler
Year Collected: 1896
Locality: Near Malacatan, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, Central America
  • Type: Pilger, R. K. 1909. Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg. 51: 193.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Bouteloua repens

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure

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