Place of Publication
Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 92(4): 553, f.2 (2015)
Chile Region VI: Prov. Cardenal Caro,12km E of Pichilemu on Hwy. towards Nancagua, 34°23'S ,71° 59' W, 45m,15 Nov.1990, T.G. Lammers, C.M. Baeza y P. Penailillo 7894 holotype, CONC-113221!; isotype F-2183048!)
Finot et al. (2015)
Finot, L.V. , Petersen, P.M. , Zuloaga, F.O. and Matthei, O. 2015. A Revision of Trisetum (Poaceae: Pooideae Aveninae) in South America. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 92(4): 533-568
Distribution and habitat
This species is distributed between Region Metropolitan to Region O'Higgins from 45 to 2450 m above sea level (Finot, 2015).
Perennial, 40 to 75 cm tall. Flowering in November and February.
This species is related to T. barbinode from which it differs in having hairy bleaf blades (vs hairless), leaf sheaths shorther than the nodes (vs. longer), glumes shorter than the florets (vs. equaling or longer than the spikelet). Its distribution is in the Central Valley and on the coast in Central Chile at low elevations (vs, the Andes above 1000 m above sea level).