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Taxon: Leptochloa virgata (L.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Leptochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 21789
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 71, 161, 166, t. 15, fig. 1. 1812
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/394245
Comment: combination made in index
Name Verified on: 08-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • tropical sprangletop  (Source: Rheedea) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Grenada, Guadeloupe, [Marie Galante] Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, [Saba, St. Eustatius] Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, [St. Kitts] St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:362.
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. CONABIO Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad en Mexico. Sistema Integrado de Información Taxonómica (SIIT) (on-line resource). (CONABIO)
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  6. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  9. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  10. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  13. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  14. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  15. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  16. Nowack, R. 1994. Revision of Leptochloa Beauv. (incl. Diplachne Beauv.) (Poaceae) in Malesia (Rheedea) 4:90.
  17. 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.
  18. 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?21789. Accessed 15 November 2018.