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Taxon: Heteropogon melanocarpus (Elliott) Benth.

Genus: Heteropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Andropogoneae.
Nomen number: 18954
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19:71. 1881
Name verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Apr-1997
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • sweet tanglehead   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • hei guo huang mao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
  • throughout tropics

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Yunnan
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama [s.], Florida, Georgia [s.], South Carolina [s.]
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas [s.e.]
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona [s.]
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, Chihuahua, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Queretaro
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Haiti
    Mesoamerica: El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua
    Western South America: Bolivia
    Southern South America: Argentina

References:

  • Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V. Phytologia 37:356.
  • Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Synonyms:


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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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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?18954 (19 December 2014)

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