Family Poaceae
Basionym Pharus parvifolius Nash ssp. elongatus Judziewicz
Original Identification Pharus parvifolius Nash ssp. elongatus Judziewicz
Current Taxon Pharus parvifolius Nash ssp. elongatus Judziewicz
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 72(4): 874-875. 1985.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 299512
Primary Collector Ronald Liesner
Collector Number 15281
Collection Date 9 May 1983
Country Costa Rica
Province/State Cartago
Plant Location Notes C.A.T.I.E., 3 km E of Turrialba. “Los Espaveles” nature trail into forested canyon of the Rio Reventazón. Elev. 550 m. 9° 54' N, 83° 39' W.
Plant Description Notes Vigorous young fruiting clones present in second growth forest near the base of the escarpment just S of the nature trail. Many inflorescences infested by the hemipteran seed predator Lyrnessus geniculatus (Guerin). Older shoots producing smaller, reduced-leafy “short-shoots” from the lower nodes, these terminated by a reduced inflorescence; decumbent stems producing still smaller “short-shoots”, these terminated by a very small, spike-like inflorescence. A few senescent clones present in deep shade of ?
Broad geographical location Central America
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