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Taxon: Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf

Genus: Desmostachya
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae.
Nomen number: 13689
Place of publication: W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, Fl. cap. 7:632. 1900
Name verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-Aug-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 1 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.


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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Tunisia
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    West Tropical Africa: Mauritania
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel
    China: China - Hainan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
    North Indian Ocean: Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

References:

  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976–. Flora of Libya.
  • Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Chaudhary, S. A. 1987. Weeds of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948–1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Migahid, A. M. 1988–1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India.
  • Thulin, M., ed. 1993–. Flora of Somalia.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?13689 (27 November 2014)

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