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Taxon: Aira caryophyllea L.

Genus: Aira
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Airinae.
Nomen number: 2086
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:66. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 05-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
    West Tropical Africa: Nigeria
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Turkey
    Caucasus: Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Sweden [doubtfully native]; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Lithuania; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: Lesotho [natzd.?]; South Africa - Eastern Cape [natzd.?], Free State [natzd.?], KwaZulu-Natal [natzd.?], Northern Cape [natzd.?], Western Cape [natzd.?]
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, Washington
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    Canada
    Mexico
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Ecuador
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

      Uncertain:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores

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Check other web resources for Aira caryophyllea 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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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?2086 (19 September 2014)

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