Taxon: Leptochloa chloridiformis (Hack.) Parodi

 
Genus: Leptochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 21779
Place of publication: Physis (Buenos Aires) 4:184, fig. 5-6. 1918
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Jan-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Jan-2002
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Argentine sprangletop  (Source: Grass Tex) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Cordoba, Buenos Aires, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman, Federal District] Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  4. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  5. Petersen, P. M. et al. 2012. A molecular phylogeny and classification of Leptochloa (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Chlorideae) sensu lato and related genera Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 109:1327.
  6. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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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?21779. Accessed 22 May 2018.