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Taxon: Panicum bergii Arechav.

Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 26448
Place of publication: Anales Mus. Nac. Montevideo 1:147. 1894
Name verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Nov-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 11 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.


Common names:

  • Berg's witchgrass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • paja voladora   (Source: Darwiniana 29:313.) – Spanish

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Roraima
    Western South America: Bolivia - La Paz
    Southern South America: Argentina; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere, including United States (s.e. Texas)

References:

  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone. 1996. Revisión de las especies americanas de Panicum, subgénero Panicum, sección Panicum (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 83:231–233. [with two vars.].
  • Zuloaga, F. O. 1989. El género Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae) en la República Argentina. III. Darwiniana 29:312–315. [with two vars.].
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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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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?26448 (01 October 2014)

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