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Taxon: Schismus arabicus Nees

Genus: Schismus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Danthonioideae tribe: Danthonieae.
Nomen number: 70688
Place of publication: Fl. Afr. austral. ill. 422. 1841
Name verified on: 30-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 30-Apr-1998
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Arabian grass   (Source: F Utah ed2 ) – English
  • Arabian schismus   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Egypt; Libya; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia [w.]
    China: China - Xinjiang, Xizang [w.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Greece [s.]

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.w.]

References:

  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976–. Flora of Libya.
  • Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Linder, H. P. et al. 2010. A generic classification of the Danthonioideae (Poaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97:353.
  • Meikle, R. D. 1977–1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
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Images:

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?70688 (17 April 2014)

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