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Taxon: Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Maxim.) Hack.

Genus: Miscanthus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Andropogoneae.
Nomen number: 24490
Place of publication: Nat. Pflanzenfam. 2:23. 1887
Name verified on: 10-Nov-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 159 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
MA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • Amur silver grass   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • silver banner grass   (Source: Pl Names ) – English
  • silver plume grass   (Source: AH 505 ) – English
  • ogi   (Source: F Korea ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • silvermiskantus   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Hortus 3)
  • Gene sources: potential gene source for biomass energy plants   (fide Biomass Bioenergy 25:345-346. 2003)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of sugarcane   (based on phylogenetic affinities with sugarcane fide J Pl Res 115:387. 2002)
  • Weed   (fide Rep NCEPPC)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Primorye
    China: China [n.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea

      Naturalized:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North America

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hodkinson, T. R. et al. 2002. Characterization of a genetic resource collection for Miscanthus (Saccharinae, Andropgoneae, Poaceae) using AFLP and ISSR PCR. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 89:627–636.
  • Hodkinson, T. R. et al. 2002. Phylogenetics of Miscanthus, Saccharum and related genera (Saccharinae, Andropogoneae, Poaceae) based on DNA sequences from ITS nuclear ribosomal DNA and plastid trnL intron and trnL-F intergenic spacers. J. Pl. Res. 115:381–392.
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977–1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu).
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  • Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions.
  • Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  • Lewandowski, I. et al. 2003. The development and current status of perennial rhizomatous grasses as energy crops in the US and Europe. Biomass Bioenergy 25:345–346.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agric. Handb. no. 505.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:294.
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Images:

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  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?24490 (19 April 2014)

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