Taxon: Gynerium sagittatum (Aubl.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Gynerium
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Gynerieae
Nomen number: 18116
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 138, 153. 1812
Name Verified on: 20-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: cane (fide Kew Bull 49:305. 1994)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. 1965 (L Parana)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. 1986- (F Guianas)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Kalliola, R. & S. A. Renvoize 1994. One or more species of Gynerium? (Poaceae) Kew Bull. 49:312.
  • Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. 1970 (Names Soukup)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Gynerium sagittatum (Aubl.) P. Beauv. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • 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.

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