Taxon: Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Lour.) Clayton

 
Genus: Rottboellia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 310370
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 35:817. 1981
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA; Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, - Transvaal; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Fujian, - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Guizhou, - Hainan, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Queensland, - Northern Territory

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - North Carolina
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Utah
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: West Indies
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Suriname
    • Southern South America: Argentina
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Plants of southern Africa: an online checklist. (Pl SAfr Online)
  • Boonman, J. G. 1993. East Africa's grasses and fodders: their ecology and husbandry 136.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1985. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 29 (Taxon) 34:659-660.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 49:139-247.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Holm, L. G. et al. The world's worst weeds: distribution and biology. 1977 (World Worst Weeds)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  • Simon, B. K. 1982. (667) Proposal to conserve the species name Rottboellia exaltata L. f. (Poaceae) (Taxon) 31:564-565.
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú (Ruizia) 13:456.
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:546.

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