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Taxon: Hymenachne amplexicaulis (Rudge) Nees

 
Genus: Hymenachne
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Otachyriinae
Nomen number: 316039
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius et al., Fl. bras. enum. pl. 2(1):276. 1829 (Agrost. bras.)
Link to protologue:
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 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Weed:

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
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Louisiana]


References:

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  3. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  4. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  5. 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.
  6. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 49:139-247.
  9. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  10. 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.
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  12. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  14. Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  15. 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)
  16. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2. (F PR ed2)
  17. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  18. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  19. Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú (Ruizia) 13:331.
  20. Urbatsch, L. E. & J. K. Saichuk 2014. Hymenachne amplexicaulis new for Louisiana (Phytoneuron) 2014-50:1-4.
  21. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  22. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  23. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)
  24. 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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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?316039. Accessed 17 October 2018.