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Taxon: Bothriochloa ischaemum (L.) Keng var. songarica (Rupr. ex Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Celarier & J. R. Harlan

Genus: Bothriochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Andropogoneae.
Nomen number: 310207
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 55:758. 1958
Name verified on: 09-Jun-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 29-Aug-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 2 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.


See other conspecific taxa:


Common names:

  • King Ranch bluestem   (Source: J Linn SB 55:755.) – English
  • Texas yellow beard grass   (Source: J Linn SB 55:755.) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China [s.]
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Myanmar

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed.
  • Celarier, R. P. & J. R. Harlan. 1958. The cytogeography of the Bothriochloa ischaemum complex. Gramineae. I. Taxonomy, and geographic distribution. J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 55:755.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas.
  • Harlan, J. R. 1963. Natural introgression between Bothriochloa ischaemum and B. intermedia in West Pakistan. Bot. Gaz. 124:295.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan. [mentions].
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR. [mentions].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). [= B. ischaemum (L.) Keng].

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Bothriochloa ischaemum (L.) Keng var. songarica (Rupr. ex Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Celarier & J. R. Harlan:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops

Images:

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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?310207 (22 October 2014)

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