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Taxon: Panicum sumatrense Roth

 
Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Panicinae
Nomen number: 103520
Place of publication: J. J. Roemer & J. A. Schultes, Syst. veg. 2:434. 1817
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where both the name and diagnosis are attributed to Roth, Nov. plant. spec. MSS, a listed contributor to the work
Name Verified on: 07-Aug-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2001
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 462 (211 active, 204 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • blue panic  (Source: Blumea) - English
  • little millet  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • sama  (Source: Blumea) - English
  • Kutkihirse  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: potential as fodder (fide Veldkamp et al., Blumea 34:84. 1989)
  • Human food: cereal (in India fide Blumea 41:206. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Philippines


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines


    Other (probable origin India)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP) 701.
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals (Pl Res SEAs) 10:153.
  5. Kress, W. J. et al. A checklist of the trees, shrubs, herbs, and climbers of Myanmar. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 45. 2003 (L Myanmar)
  6. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  7. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  10. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  11. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  12. Veldkamp, J. F. 1996. Revision of Panicum and Whiteochloa in Malesia (Gramineae-Paniceae) (Blumea) 41:205.
  13. Veldkamp, J. F. et al. 1989. Panicum curviflorum (formerly P. trypheron) and P. sumatrense (P. miliare auct.) (Gramineae) in South Asia (Blumea) 34:82.
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Panicum sumatrense Roth :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?103520. Accessed 11 December 2018.