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Taxon: Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty

 
Genus: Chrysopogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 424704
Place of publication: Bull. Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire, A 22:106. 1960
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 37 (11 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (fide Vetiver grass: a thin green line against erosion. 1993, National Research Council) erosion control (fide Vetiver grass: a thin green line against erosion. 1993, National Research Council)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2, as Vetiveria zizanioides; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Vetiveria zizanioides)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Pakistan, [Punjab] Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Northern America
    • United States (s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). Note: = Vetiveria zizanioides
  2. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. Note: = Vetiveria zizanioides
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs Note: = Vetiveria zizanioides
  4. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999-. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators Note: = Vetiveria zizanioides
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). Note: as native
  8. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica Note: = Vetiveria zizanioides
  11. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland. Note: = Vetiveria zizanioides
  13. Panel on Vetiver, Board on Science and Technology for International Development, National Research Council. 1993. Vetiver grass: a thin green line against erosion. 11.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Vetiveria zizanioides
  17. Veldkamp, J. F. 1999. A revision of Chrysopogon Trin., including Vetiveria Bory (Poaceae) in Thailand and Malesia with notes on some other species from Africa and Australia. Austrobaileya 5:522-523.
  18. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123. Note: = Vetiveria zizaniodes
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?424704. Accessed 16 October 2019.