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Taxon: Bothriochloa saccharoides (Sw.) Rydb.

Genus: Bothriochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Panicoideae tribe: Andropogoneae.
Nomen number: 7492
Place of publication: Brittonia 1:81. 1931
Comment: non Bothriochloa saccharoides auct. nonn. (in United States, = B. laguroides subsp. torreyana (Steud.) Allred & Gould)
Name verified on: 09-Jun-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 55 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • popotillo   (Source: Grass Util Mex ) – Spanish   [Bothriochloa saccharoides subsp. reevesii]

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis
    Mesoamerica: El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Western South America: Colombia

References:

  • Allred, K. W. & F. W. Gould. 1983. Systematics of the Bothriochloa saccharoides complex (Poaceae: Andropogoneae). Syst. Bot. 8:175.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Gould, F. W. 1967. The grass genus Andropogon in the United States. Brittonia 19:74.
  • Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Bothriochloa saccharoides (Sw.) Rydb.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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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?7492 (28 November 2014)

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