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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
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 310207
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 55:758. 1958
Link to protologue:
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 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico


References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  2. 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.
  3. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  4. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  5. Harlan, J. R. 1963. Natural introgression between Bothriochloa ischaemum and B. intermedia in West Pakistan Bot. Gaz. 124:295.
  6. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  8. Matakis, S. et al. 2011. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers for Bothriochloa ischaemum (Poaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 98:e192–e194.
  9. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  10. Nesom, G. 2009. Assessment of invasiveness and ecological impact in non-native plants of Texas J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 3:971-991.
  11. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  12. Verloove, F. 2013. New xenophytes from Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain), with emphasis on naturalized and (potentially) invasive species Collect. Bot. (Barcelona) 32:59-82.
  13. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinosa-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  15. Wunderlin, R. P. et al. 1988. The vascular flora of Central Florida: taxonomic and nomenclatural changes, additional taxa, II (Sida) 13:83-91.

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

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?310207. Accessed 17 November 2018.