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Taxon: Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walter) Kuntze

Genus: Stenotaphrum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 35523
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 2:794. 1891
Name verified on: 16-Feb-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 20 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:

  • buffalo grass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • St. Augustine grass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • pimento grass   (Source: Use Pl WT Afr ) – English (Jamaica)
  • chiendent de boeuf   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • grama-de-jardim   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • grama-inglesa   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • grama-italiana   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • grama de costa   (Source: Grass Cuba II) – Spanish
  • pasto San Agustín   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Georgia [s.e.], Louisiana [s.], Mississippi [s.], North Carolina [e.], South Carolina
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Mexico [e.]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cuba; Dominica; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela [n.]
    Brazil: Brazil [e.]
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina [n.e.]; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 4:208.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Burkill, H. M. 1994. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 2:366.
  • 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.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • 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).
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58.
  • Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • National Herbarium of New South Wales. 1961–1984. Flora of New South Wales.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Sauer, J. D. 1972. Revision of Stenotaphrum (Gramineae: Paniceae) with attention to its historical geography. Brittonia 24:210.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [mentions].
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:608.
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Images:

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