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Taxon: Gynerium sagittatum (Aubl.) P. Beauv.

Genus: Gynerium
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Gynerieae.
Nomen number: 18116
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 138, 153. 1812
Name verified on: 20-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-2003
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • uva grass   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • wild cane   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • cana-brava   (Source: Kew Bull 49:305.1994) – Portuguese
  • caña brava   (Source: Names Soukup ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Materials: cane   (fide Kew Bull 49:305. 1994)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico [s.e.]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina [n.]; Paraguay

References:

  • Angely, J. A. 1965. Flora analitica do Parana.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Kalliola, R. & S. A. Renvoize. 1994. One or more species of Gynerium? (Poaceae). Kew Bull. 49:312.
  • Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Gynerium sagittatum (Aubl.) P. Beauv.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Images:

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  • 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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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?18116 (15 September 2014)

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