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Taxon: Cynosurus echinatus L.

 
Genus: Cynosurus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Cynosurinae
Nomen number: 12881
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:72. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (5 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran, Iraq (n.w.), Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Dagestan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.w.)

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova (s.), Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  5. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  6. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  7. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  8. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  9. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  10. Silva, L. et al. 2005. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta).
  11. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  13. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?12881. Accessed 22 July 2019.