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Taxon: Uniola paniculata L.

Genus: Uniola
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Eragrostideae.
Nomen number: 103657
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:71. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 02-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Feb-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 4 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:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (for beach dune and barrier island stabilization fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama [s.], Florida [coasts], Georgia [s.e.], Louisiana [s.], Maryland [e.], Mississippi [s.], North Carolina [e.], South Carolina, Virginia [s.e.]
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas [coastal dunes]
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas [coastal dunes], Tabasco [coastal dunes], Veracruz [coastal dunes]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V. Phytologia 37:406.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Yates, H. O. 1966. Morphology and cytology of Uniola (Gramineae). SouthW. Naturalist 11:373.
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Check other web resources for Uniola paniculata L.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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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?103657 (20 September 2014)

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