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Taxon: Urochloa distachya (L.) T. Q. Nguyen

Genus: Urochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Paniceae.
Nomen number: 401378
Place of publication: Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 3:13. 1966
Name verified on: 06-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Mar-1997
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • armgrass millet   (Source: Darwiniana 31:74.) – English
  • green summer grass   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 4:61. [as Brachiaria distachya]) – English
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan [n.e.]; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cayman Islands; Cuba; Puerto Rico
    Western South America: Colombia

      Cultivated:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Colombia

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). 4:61–62. [= Brachiaria distachya (L.) Stapf].
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) [= Brachiaria distachya (L.) Stapf].
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1–163. [= Brachiaria distachya (L.) Stapf].
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. [= Brachiaria distachya (L.) Stapf].
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49:139–247.
  • Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga. 1992. Revisión de las especies sudamericanas nativas e introducidas de los géneros Brachiaria y Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae). Darwiniana 31:73.
  • Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga. 1993. Sinopsis del genero Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) para Mexico y America central. Darwiniana 32:66.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1996. Brachiaria, Urochloa (Gramineae - Paniceae) in Malesia. Blumea 41:419–420.
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113–123.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (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. 46:631.
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  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?401378 (31 October 2014)

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