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Taxon: Hymenachne amplexicaulis (Rudge) Nees

Genus: Hymenachne
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 316039
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius et al., Fl. bras. enum. pl. 2(1):276. 1829 (Agrost. bras.)
Comment: H. amplexicaulis sensu Old World authors = H. acutiglume
Name verified on: 22-Apr-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Aug-2006
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • olive hymenachne   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • West Indian marsh grass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • camalote   (Source: Grass Cuba II) – Spanish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sinaloa, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Malaysia; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida

      Cultivated:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Burger, W. C., ed. 1971–. Flora costaricensis.
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1–163.
  • Clarkson, J. R. et al. 2011. A report of hybridisation in Hymenachne (Poaceae, Panicoideae) with description of Hymenachne × calamitosa, a new species of hybrid origin from tropical Australia. Telopea 13:105–114.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49:139–247.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998–. Flora de la República de Cuba.
  • Kress, W. J. et al. 2003. A checklist of the trees, shrubs, herbs, and climbers of Myanmar. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 45.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 2000. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  • Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú. Ruizia 13:331.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:252.
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