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Taxon: Tripsacum dactyloides (L.) L.

 
Genus: Tripsacum
Section: Tripsacum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Tripsacinae
Nomen number: 40489
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1261. 1759
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 170 (88 active, 43 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: ornamental (for xeriscape landscaping) revegetator; wildlife habitat; wildlife habitat

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-S-Z.html), Indiana (s.), Massachusetts (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-S-Z.html), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-S-Z.html), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska (s.e.), Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3607), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Ciudad de México]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola (possibly)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

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  3. Bergquist, R. R. 1981. Transfer from Tripsacum dactyloides to corn of a major gene locus conditioning resistance to Puccinia sorghi. Phytopathology 71:518-520.
  4. Blakey, C. A. et al. 2001. Apomixis in Tripsacum: Comparative mapping of a multigene phenomenon. Genome 44:222-230.
  5. Blakey, C. A. et al. 2007. Tripsacum genetics: from observations along a river to molecular genomics. Maydica 52:81-99.
  6. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  7. Bomblies, K. & J. F. Doebley. 2005. Molecular evolution of FLORICAULA/LEAFY orthologs in the Andropogoneae (Poaceae). Molec. Biol. Evol. 22:1082-1094.
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  10. de Wet, J. M. J. et al. 1981. Systematics of South American Tripsacum (Gramineae). Amer. J. Bot. 68:269-276.
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?40489. Accessed 15 November 2019.