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Piptochaetium stipoides (purple spear grass)

Synonyms: Caryochloa stipoides; Oryzopsis grisebachii; Oryzopsis stipoides; Piptatherum stipoides; Piptochaetium chaetophorum; Piptochaetium cuspidatum; Piptochaetium grisebachii; Piptochaetium ovatum f. atratum; Piptochaetium ovatum var. chaetophorum; Piptochaetium ovatum var. purpurascens; Piptochaetium pallidum; Piptochaetium stipoides var. chaetophorum; Piptochaetium stipoides var. echinulatum; Piptochaetium stipoides var. parviflorum; Piptochaetium stipoides var. purpurascens; Piptochaetium stipoides var. verruculosum; Piptochaetium verruculosum; Stipa chaetophora; Stipa pallida; Stipa verruculosa; Urachne stipoides

Attributes

Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Grass

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
El Palmar National Park II   Entre Rios, Argentina  
Mburucuy√° National Park II   Corrientes, Argentina  

Predators

Vicugna pacos (alpaca)[3]

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3BOTANICAL COMPOSITION OF ALPACA (Lama pacos Linn.) DIET IN A CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN RANGE OF CHILE, G. Castellaro G., F. Squella N., F. León C., and A. Raggi S., CHILEAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH 68:136-145 (APRIL-JUNE 2008)
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