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Taxon: Polypogon viridis (Gouan) Breistr.

Genus: Polypogon
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Agrostidinae.
Nomen number: 103545
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Bot. France 110:56. 1966
Name verified on: 18-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Jun-1995
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • water-bent   (Source: F Iraq [as P. semiverticillatus]) – English
  • water-bent grass   (Source: F Iraq [as P. semiverticillatus]) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [n.w.]; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Switzerland
    East Europe: Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Chile

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Polypogon viridis (Gouan) Breistr.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?103545 (24 October 2014)

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