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Taxon: Vulpia bromoides (L.) Gray

Genus: Vulpia
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Loliinae.
Nomen number: 41932
Place of publication: Nat. arr. Brit. pl. 2:124. 1822 ("1821")
Comment: according to J. L. Reveal (pers. comm. via e-mail on 1 May 2010) publication of this book took place on 10 Jan 1822, not 1 Nov 1821 as indicated in TL-2
Name verified on: 29-Aug-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-May-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • brome fescue   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • silver grass   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • six-weeks fescue   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • squirreltail fescue   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • cevadinha-braba   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • festuca-cevadinha   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ekorrsvingel   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon [found only on Mt. Cameroon]
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Russian Federation - European part
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    Mexico
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Colombia; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Vulpia bromoides (L.) Gray:


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?41932 (19 April 2014)

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