Brazilian satintail. Imperata brasiliensis Trinius Commelinidae. Order: Cyperales. Family: Poaceae. Genus: Imperata. Subject: Imperata brasiliensis Trinius. Imperata is a small but widespread genus of tropical and subtropical grasses, commonly known Imperata brasiliensis – South + Central America, West Indies, southern Mexico; Imperata brevifolia – southwestern USA (CA AZ NV UT NM TX) . Brazilian satintail, USDA PLANTS Symbol: IMBR U.S. Nativity: Exotic Habit: Grass or Grasslike. Imperata brasiliensis Trinius.

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Usually, the last letter or two of a given genus, a space, and the first few correct letters of the specific epithet will provide a sufficiently short list containing the desired taxon. Spermatophyta — Seed plants. Disseminule spikelet ; disarticulation below glumes. If, after following the above advice, then difficulties are still encountered please use the “browse” feature.

A voucher may be a record of a plant’s occurrence in a particular area, or a specific example of a plant used in a scientific investigation.

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Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants: A similar example in a Common Name search is Virginia snakeroot. Common names are from state and federal lists. This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below. Panicoideae Poaceae genera Panicoideae stubs.


Spikelet callus with silky hairs 7—13 mm long.

Imperata brasiliensis

Description Spikelets subterete, 3. This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above.

Atlas of Florida Plants http: For more information, contact: North Carolina Brazilian satintail Class A noxious weed. Name and classification Imperata brasiliensis Trin. The genus is named after Ferrante Imperatoa Renaissance apothecary who lived in Naples in the late 16th and early 17th Centuries. In brasilinsis projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. It is abundant and weedy in Brazil; invading soybeans and Yerba mate Ilex paraguariensis A.

Imperata brasiliensis – Wikispecies

Brazilian satintail Noxious weed. Imperata brasiliensis is an erect, tufted perennial grass with rhizomesto cm tall. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds.

Imperata brasiliensis is often confused with Imperata cylindrica L. Proper vouchers display all the necessary attributes for complete identification of the plant, and are to be accompanied by accurate locality, habitat, collection time, and collector data.

Furthermore, a search of “Virginia snake” or even “nia snak” yields one result: This page was bbrasiliensis edited on 10 Julyat Imperata Cirillo — satintail.


This plant is listed by the U. Florida Brazilian satintail Noxious weed.

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Common names Brazilian satintail, Brazilian blady grass. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Select the criterion by which you wish to search Scientific name, Genus, Family, etc. Correct spelling is necessary for desired results, but because this impetata is a string search the full name need not be entered.

Imperata is a small but widespread genus of tropical and subtropical grassescommonly known as satintails. Family Poaceae, Tribe Andropogoneae. Sterile lemma if present ca. Symbols for Unknown Plants. Fertile lemma and palea shorter than glumeshyaline.

South Carolina Brazilian satintail Plant pest.

Habitat low altitudes, sandy and humid soils, pinelands; a weed of waste places and perennial crops. Imperata Cirillo Type species Imperata arundinacea Cirillo. Introduced, Invasive, and Noxious Plants. Show All Show Tabs Brazilian satintail. Tracheobionta — Vascular plants.