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Taxon: Leersia hexandra Sw.

Genus: Leersia
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Ehrhartoideae tribe: Oryzeae.
Nomen number: 21731
Place of publication: Prodr. 21. 1788
Name verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-May-1995
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).

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Common names:

  • cutgrass   (Source: J. Veldkamp, p.c.) – English
  • swamp ricegrass   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • boiadeira   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capim-marreca   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • grama-boiadeira   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • grama-do-brejo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • pantropic in wetlands

References:

  • Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Judziewicz, E. J. et al. 2000. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): I. Subfamilies Anomochlooideae, Bambusoideae, Ehrhartoideae, and Pharoideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 39:65.
  • Kahn, F. et al. 1993. Las plantas vasculares en las aguas continentales del Peru. IFEA, Lima, Peru.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Rodenburg, J. et al. 2011. Challenges for weed management in African rice systems in a changing climate. J. Agric. Sci. (Cambridge) 149:427–435.
  • Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India.
  • Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú. Ruizia 13:60.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • 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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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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21731 (20 November 2014)

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