Taxon: Polypogon monspeliensis (L.) Desf.

 
Genus: Polypogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Agrostidinae
Nomen number: 29317
Place of publication: Fl. atlant. 1:67. 1798
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 14-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Dec-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • annual beard grass  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • beard grass  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • rabbit-foot grass  (Source: Grass Tex) - English
  • dhail al qut  (Source: Ill L Qatar) - Arabic
  • skäggräs  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation, [Altay (s.)] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia (s.)]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China (w.?)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy, Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  7. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  8. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  9. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  10. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  11. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  12. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  13. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  14. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  15. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  16. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  17. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  18. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  19. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  20. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  21. Norton, J. et al. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar. (Ill L Qatar)
  22. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  23. Renvoize, S. A. Gramineas de Bolivia. 1998 (Grass Bolivia)
  24. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  25. Silva, L. et al. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta). (L Azores)
  26. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:587.
  27. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  28. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  29. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  30. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  31. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  32. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  33. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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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?29317. Accessed 23 May 2018.