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Taxon: Briza maxima L.

Genus: Briza
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Brizinae.
Nomen number: 7725
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:70. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 19 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:

  • big quaking grass   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • blowfly grass   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • great quaking grass   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • greater quaking grass   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • large quaking grass   (Source: F Iraq ) – English
  • quaking grass   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • da ling feng cao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • italienskt darrgräs   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Libya [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [w.]
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Jamaica
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala; Honduras
    Western South America: Colombia
    Southern South America: Chile

      Uncertain:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [w.]

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Briza maxima L.:


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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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?7725 (27 August 2014)

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