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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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

Synonyms:

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
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Roraima]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [La Paz, Santa Cruz]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chaco] Uruguay


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

References:

  1. 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.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  4. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  5. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  6. Jørgensen, P. M., ed. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia (Catalogue of vascular plants of Bolivia) (on-line resource). (L Bolivia Online)
  7. 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.
  8. Zuloaga, F. O. 1989. El género Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae) en la República Argentina. III (Darwiniana) 29:312-315.
  9. 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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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?26448. Accessed 21 April 2018.