Taxon: Bothriochloa saccharoides (Sw.) Rydb.

Genus: Bothriochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 7492
Place of publication: Brittonia 1:81. 1931
Comment: non Bothriochloa saccharoides auct. nonn. (in United States, = B. laguroides subsp. torreyana (Steud.) Allred & Gould)
Name Verified on: 09-Jun-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 87 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Puebla, - Quintana Roo, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis
    • Mesoamerica: El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia


  • Allred, K. W. & F. W. Gould 1983. Systematics of the Bothriochloa saccharoides complex (Poaceae: Andropogoneae) Syst. Bot. 8:175.
  • 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)
  • Gould, F. W. 1967. The grass genus Andropogon in the United States (Brittonia) 19:74.
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)

Check other web resources for Bothriochloa saccharoides (Sw.) Rydb. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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.