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Taxon: Bromus catharticus Vahl

Genus: Bromus subgenus: Ceratochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Bromeae.
Nomen number: 7785
Place of publication: Symb. bot. 2:22. 1791
Comment: has been discarded as a nom. confus. by some in past
Name verified on: 14-May-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 2 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:

  • grazing brome   (Source: NZeal J Agric Res [as B. stamineus]) – English   [Bromus catharticus var. elatus]
  • prairie grass   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • rescue grass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • Schrader's bromegrass   (Source: Grass US ) – English   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • bian sui que mai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • brome de Schrader   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • Horntrespe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • bromo di Schrader   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • bromo-de-Schrader   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • cebadilla   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • cebadilla australiana   (Source: Novon 8:59. 1998) – Spanish   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • cebadilla criolla   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • cebadillo pampeana   (Source: Novon 8:54. 1998) – Spanish   [Bromus catharticus var. rupestris]
  • triguillo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]
  • plattlosta   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Bromus catharticus var. catharticus]

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: Venezuela - Federal District, Lara, Merida
    Brazil: Brazil - Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo
    Western South America: Bolivia - Cochabamba, La Paz, Oruro, Potosi; Colombia - Antioquia, Cauca, Cundinamarca, Narino, Norte de Santander; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Rioja, Mendoza, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Tucuman; Chile - Antofagasta, Coquimbo, Santiago; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Acedo, C. & F. Llamas. 1999. The genus Bromus L. (Poaceae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Phanerog. Monogr. 22:257–263.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [= nom. confus., = B. willdenowii Kunth].
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. [= name misapplied to B. willdenowii Kunth].
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1927. Grasses of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 24:291-556. [= B. unioloides Kunth].
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Matthei, O. 1986. El género Bromus (Poaceae) in Chile. Gayana, Bot. 43:86.
  • Pavlick, L. 1995. Bromus L. of North America. 102.
  • Peterson, P. M. & A. M. Planchuelo. 1998. Bromus catharticus in South America (Poaceae: Bromeae). Novon 8:53–60.
  • Pinto-Escobar, P. 1976. Nota sobre el ejemplar tipo de "Bromus catharticus" Vahl. Caldasia 11:9–16.
  • Pinto-Escobar, P. 1981. Bromus in northern South America. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 102:445–457.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Renvoize, S. A. 1998. Gramineas de Bolivia.
  • Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú. Ruizia 13:139.
  • Veldkamp, J. F. et al. 1991. Bromus (Gramineae) in Malesia. Blumea 35:487–488.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Bromus catharticus Vahl:


Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Florets: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
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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