Taxon: Panicum bergii Arechav.

 
Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
        Subtribe: Panicinae
Nomen number: 26448
Place of publication: Anales Mus. Nac. Montevideo 1:147. 1894
Name Verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Apr-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Berg's witchgrass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • paja voladora  (Source: Darwiniana) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of proso millet (based on probable crossing barriers due to genomic differences fide PloS One 7(6): e38702, pages 11 and 13)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Pernambuco, - Rio de Janeiro, - Rio Grande do Sul, - Roraima
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Chaco; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia - La Paz, - Santa Cruz

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere, incl. United States (s.e. Texas)

References:

  • Aliscioni, S. S. et al. 2003. A molecular phylogeny of Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae): tests of monophyly and phylogenetic placement within the Panicoideae Amer. J. Bot. 90:796-821.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. 2008 (L Venez ed2)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Jørgensen, P. M., ed. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia (Catalogue of vascular plants of Bolivia) (on-line resource). (L Bolivia Online)
  • Triplett, J. K. et al. 2012. Five nuclear loci resolve the polyploid history of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) and relatives (PloS One) 7(6): e38702.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. 1989. El género Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae) en la República Argentina. III (Darwiniana) 29:312-315.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone 1996. Revisión de las especies americanas de Panicum, subgénero Panicum, sección Panicum (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 83:231-233.

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