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Taxon: Polypogon australis Brongn.

Genus: Polypogon
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Agrostidinae.
Nomen number: 29310
Place of publication: L. I. Duperrey, Voy. monde 2(Phanérogamie):21. 1829
Name verified on: 18-Jul-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Chilean beard grass   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina - Chubut, La Pampa, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Santa Cruz, Tucuman; Chile

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    Mexico [Baja California]

References:

  • Gould, F. W. & R. Moran. 1981. The grasses of Baja California, Mexico.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47.
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Synonyms:


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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.

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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?29310 (22 October 2014)

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