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Taxon: Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf

 
Genus: Desmostachya
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Tripogoninae
Nomen number: 13689
Place of publication: W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, Fl. cap. 7:632. 1900
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Aug-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (but only in arid regions)
  • Environmental:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Mauritania

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel
    • CHINA: China [Hainan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Cocos (Keeling) Islands


References:

  1. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. Chaudhary, S. A. Weeds of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula. (Weeds Saudi Arabia)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  6. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM)
  7. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  8. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  9. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3. (F Saudi ed3)
  12. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  13. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  14. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  15. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  16. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  17. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  18. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf :

  • 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.

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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?13689. Accessed 15 December 2018.