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Taxon: Aegopogon tenellus (DC.) Trin.

Genus: Aegopogon
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Cynodonteae.
Nomen number: 316135
Place of publication: Gram. unifl. sesquifl. 164. 1824
Name verified on: 21-Aug-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 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:

  • fragile grass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona [s.]
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, Chihuahua, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama

References:

  • Burger, W. C., ed. 1971–. Flora costaricensis.
  • D'Arcy, W. G. 1987. Flora of Panama: checklist and index. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. vols. 17-18.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Aegopogon tenellus (DC.) Trin.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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?316135 (24 October 2014)

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