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Taxon: Pennisetum alopecuroides (L.) Spreng.

Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 27168
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 1:303. 1824 ("1825")
Name verified on: 17-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 4 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:

  • Chinese fountain grass   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – English
  • foxtail fountain grass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • swamp foxtail grass   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English
  • swamp-foxtail   (Source: F NSWales ) – English
  • lang wei cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • pennisétum   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • japanisches Federborstengras   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • lampborstgräs   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Assam
    Indo-China: Myanmar
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand

      Cultivated: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New York, Pennsylvania
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Florida

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Images:

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  • 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.

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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?27168 (31 October 2014)

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