Taxon: Axonopus fissifolius (Raddi) Kuhlm.

 
Genus: Axonopus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
Nomen number: 317140
Place of publication: Relat. Commiss. Linhas Telegr. Estratég. Matto Grosso Amazonas 11:87. 1922
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-May-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Environmental: lawn/turf (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

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

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Grenada
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. in paleotropics

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. 1986- (F Guianas)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 1965- (F SCatarin)
  • Renvoize, S. A. The grasses of Bahia. 1984 (Grass Bahia)
  • Renvoize, S. A. Hatschbach's Parana grasses. 1988 (Grass Parana)
  • Renvoize, S. A. Gramineas de Bolivia. 1998 (Grass Bolivia)
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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