Taxon: Bothriochloa ischaemum (L.) Keng var. songarica (Rupr. ex Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Celarier & J. R. Harlan

 
Genus: Bothriochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 310207
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 55:758. 1958
Name Verified on: 09-Jun-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • King Ranch bluestem  (Source: J Linn SB) - English
  • Texas yellow beard grass  (Source: J Linn SB) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: forage (fide J Linn SB 55:755. 1958; Grass Tex)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Myanmar

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • Celarier, R. P. & J. R. Harlan 1958. The cytogeography of the Bothriochloa ischaemum complex. Gramineae. I. Taxonomy, and geographic distribution J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 55:755.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Harlan, J. R. 1963. Natural introgression between Bothriochloa ischaemum and B. intermedia in West Pakistan Bot. Gaz. 124:295.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Bothriochloa ischaemum (L.) Keng var. songarica (Rupr. ex Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Celarier & J. R. Harlan :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.