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Taxon: Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Maxim.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex Franch.

 
Genus: Miscanthus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 24490
Place of publication: Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. sér. 2, 7:137. 1884
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 188 (4 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Amur silver grass  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • silver banner grass  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • silver plume grass  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • ogi  (Source: F Korea) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • silvermiskantus  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • di  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye, Amur]
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario, Québec (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York (s.e.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (n.), Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska (e.), Wisconsin]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Hodkinson, T. R. et al. 2002. Characterization of a genetic resource collection for Miscanthus (Saccharinae, Andropogoneae, Poaceae) using AFLP and ISSR PCR. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 89:627-636.
  6. Hodkinson, T. R. et al. 2002. Phylogenetics of Miscanthus, Saccharum and related genera (Saccharinae, Andropogoneae, Poaceae) based on DNA sequences from ITS nuclear ribosomal DNA and plastid trnL intron and trnL-F intergenic spacers. J. Pl. Res. 115:381-392.
  7. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2. 1977-1982. Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu).
  8. Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  9. Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions
  10. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  11. Lewandowski, I. et al. 2003. The development and current status of perennial rhizomatous grasses as energy crops in the US and Europe. Biomass Bioenergy 25:345-346.
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  14. Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  15. Sun, Q, et al. 2010. A taxonomic revision of Miscanthus s.l. (Poaceae) from China. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 164:201-206. Note: lists as Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Maxim.) Hack.
  16. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  17. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: lists as Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Maxim.) Hack.
  19. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:294.
  20. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?24490. Accessed 20 November 2019.