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Taxon: Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth

Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Zoysieae.
Nomen number: 35393
Place of publication: Révis. gramin. 1:67. 1829
Name verified on: 03-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-May-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide Econ Pl Aust; Blumea 35:448. 1991)
  • Animal food: fodder   (fide Blumea 35:448. 1991)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Somalia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Liberia; Senegal; Sierra Leone
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Namibia; South Africa - Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal [n.e.]
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Oman
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama [s.?], Florida, Georgia [s.e.], Louisiana [s.], Mississippi [s.], North Carolina, South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Sur, Nuevo Leon, Sonora, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Jalisco, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Chile

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. 2005. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres.
  • Baaijens, G. J. & J. F. Veldkamp. 1991. Sporobolus (Gramineae) in Malesia. Blumea 35:445.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2.
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1927. Grasses of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 24:291-556.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México. Sida 21(3):584–586.
  • Proctor, G. R. 1984. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1984. The grasses of Bahia.
  • Simon, B. K. & S. W. L. Jacobs. 1999. Revision of the genus Sporobolus (Poaceae, Chloridoideae) in Australia. Austral. Syst. Bot. 12:409–411.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Sreekumar, P. V. & V. J. Nair. 1991. Flora of Kerala - grasses.
  • Thulin, M., ed. 1993–. Flora of Somalia.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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  • PlantSystematics.org
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