Taxon: Hymenachne amplexicaulis (Rudge) Nees

 
Genus: Hymenachne
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
Nomen number: 316039
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius et al., Fl. bras. enum. pl. 2(1):276. 1829 (Agrost. bras.)
Comment: H. amplexicaulis sensu Old World authors = H. acutiglume
Name Verified on: 22-Apr-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Aug-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sinaloa, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Tabasco, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

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

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Louisiana

  • Cultivated:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. 1971- (F CostaR)
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  • Clarkson, J. R. et al. 2011. A report of hybridisation in Hymenachne (Poaceae, Panicoideae) with description of Hymenachne × calamitosa, a new species of hybrid origin from tropical Australia (Telopea) 13:105-114.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. 1986- (F Guianas)
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 49:139-247.
  • Grice, A. C. et al. 2011. Geographic differentiation of management objectives for invasive species: a case study of Hymenachne amplexicaulis in Australia Environm. Sci. Policy 14:986-997.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  • Kress, W. J. et al. A checklist of the trees, shrubs, herbs, and climbers of Myanmar. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 45. 2003 (L Myanmar)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2. 2000 (F PR ed2)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. 2007 (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú (Ruizia) 13:331.
  • Urbatsch, L. E. & J. K. Saichuk 2014. Hymenachne amplexicaulis new for Louisiana (Phytoneuron) 2014-50:1-4.
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:252.

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