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Taxon: Steinchisma decipiens (Nees ex Trin.) W. V. Br.

Genus: Steinchisma
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Otachyriinae
Nomen number: 433173
Place of publication: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 23(3):20. 1977
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-May-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Bolivar]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo, Distrito Federal]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Santa Cruz] Colombia [Meta, Norte de Santander]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Corrientes, Misiones, Salta, Tucumán] Paraguay, [Amambay, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Paraguarí] Uruguay


  1. Renvoize, S. A. 1988. Hatschbach's Parana grasses
  2. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1998. Revision and cladistic analysis of Steinchisma (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85:644-646.

Check other web resources for Steinchisma decipiens (Nees ex Trin.) W. V. Br. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=433173. Accessed 21 July 2019.