USDA ARS United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area

Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)

  GRIN Taxonomy for Plants
Jump to common names  Jump to economic impacts  Jump to distribution  Jump to references  Jump to synonyms  Jump to links to other online resources  Jump to images

***Please tell us why you value GRIN Taxonomy***

Taxon: Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.

Genus: Melinis
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 24025
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 54, t. 11, fig. 4. 1812
Name verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Apr-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

More:

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
    Indo-China: Indochina
    Malesia: Papua New Guinea
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    Mexico
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Northwestern Pacific: Palau
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia; Niue; Tonga; Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador - Galapagos Islands; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

References:

More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.:


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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

| USDA | ARS | GRIN | NPGS | New Search |

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?24025 (23 November 2014)

Please send us your comments

Close Window

Ctrl P to print