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Taxon: Axonopus fissifolius (Raddi) Kuhlm.

Genus: Axonopus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 317140
Place of publication: Relat. Commiss. Linhas Telegr. Estratég. Matto Grosso Amazonas 11:87. 1922
Name verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-May-2003
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • caratao grass   (Source: J. Veldkamp, p.c.) – English
  • carpet grass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • common carpet grass   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • lei ditan cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • Teppichrasengras   (Source: Dict Rehm [as A. affinis]) – German
  • assonopo   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • grama-missioneira   (Source: Dict Rehm [as A. affinis]) – Portuguese
  • gramalote   (Source: Dict Rehm [as A. affinis]) – Spanish
  • zacate amargo   (Source: Dict Rehm [as A. affinis]) – Spanish

Economic importance:

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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)
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Oklahoma [s.e.]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Mexico [s.]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Grenada
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized in paleotropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1–163.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1984. The grasses of Bahia.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1988. Hatschbach's Parana grasses.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1998. Gramineas de Bolivia.
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • 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:


Check other web resources for Axonopus fissifolius (Raddi) Kuhlm.:


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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?317140 (25 October 2014)

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