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Taxon: Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin.

Genus: Pennisetum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 27206
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 3,1(2-3):184. 1834
Name verified on: 17-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 3 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 FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
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:
AL*, FL*, MA*, NC*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • annual kyasuwa grass   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • deenanth grass   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • hairy fountain grass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • kyasuwa grass   (Source: World Worst Weeds ) – English
  • falso-capim-custódio   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon [n.]
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Zambia
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [e.]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan
    Indo-China: Thailand
    Malesia: Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin.:


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?27206 (31 October 2014)

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