Taxon: Heteropogon melanocarpus (Elliott) Benth.

 
Genus: Heteropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 18954
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19:71. 1881
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Apr-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • sweet tanglehead  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • hei guo huang mao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Distributional Range:

    Native:

    • :
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Yunnan
  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, - Chihuahua, - Durango, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Sonora
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Georgia, - South Carolina
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Queretaro
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Haiti
    • Mesoamerica: El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua
    • Southern South America: Argentina
    • Western South America: Bolivia

References:

  • Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:356.
  • Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. 1960 (Grass BCIP)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)

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