Calamovilfa curtissii

(Vasey) Scribn.
Common names: Florida sandreed
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 25. Treatment on page 142.

Rhizomes short, covered with the persistent bases of the foliage leaves. Culms to 2 m. Sheaths to 30 cm; ligules to 0.5 mm; blades to 50 cm long, 2-5 mm wide. Panicles to 50 cm long, about 3.5 cm wide, contracted; branches to 20 cm, erect. Spikelets 3.5-5.4 mm. Glumes straight; lower glumes 2-4.7 mm; upper glumes 3.5-5.4 mm; callus hairs 1/4 - 1/2 as long as the lemmas; lemmas 3.5-5.2 mm, straight, lightly to markedly pubescent; paleas 3.5-5 mm, slightly to markedly pubescent; anthers 2.5-3.1 mm. 2n = unknown.

Discussion

Calamovilfa curtissii is a rare species, although sometimes locally common. It is restricted to two disjunct regions in Florida. Most Gulf coast populations grow in moist flatwoods or adjacent to wet cypress depressions; Atlantic coast populations occur in interdune swales.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"decumbent" is not a number.

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0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.31 cm3.1 mm <br />0.0031 m <br />) +
John W. Thieret +
(Vasey) Scribn. +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
multiple +, , +  and single +
keeled +  and rounded +
pseudopetiolate +  and branching +
persistent +
not fused +
intravaginal +, extravaginal +, branching +  and basal +
swelling +
membranous +
not pseudopetiolate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
tapering +  and elongate +
2mm;5mm +
not disarticulating +
not spikelike +
1/4 +  and 1/2 +
triangular +  and dome--shaped +
sometimes longer +
membranous +
Florida sandreed +
ascending +  and erect +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +
not woody +
not waisted +
capillary +
pistillate +  and staminate +
sometimes longer +
bisexual +  and fertile +
round +  and compressed +
reduced +
straight +
shorter or longer +
subtending +
subequal +  and unequal +
1/4 +  and 7/8 +
uncinate +
paniculate +  and racemose +
hollow +  and solid +
not absent +
straight +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.52 cm5.2 mm <br />0.0052 m <br />) +
sometimes longer +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
inconspicuous +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.47 cm4.7 mm <br />0.0047 m <br />) +
concealed +  and prominent +
2 +  and 1 +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
simple +  and open +
0cm +  and 50cm +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (?) +
dry +  and fleshy +
spikelike +
not prolonged +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
1 +  and 60 +
compressed +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.54 cm5.4 mm <br />0.0054 m <br />) +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
compound +  and simple +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
Gramineae +
Calamovilfa curtissii +
Calamovilfa +
species +
membranous +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.54 cm5.4 mm <br />0.0054 m <br />) +
7 +  and 13 +
aquatic +  and terrestrial +