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Taxon: Cenchrus tribuloides L.

 
Genus: Cenchrus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 9810
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1050. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • dune sandbur  (Source: Names Beetle) - English
  • long-spine sandbur  (Source: Weed CIBA) - English
  • sand-dune sandbur  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • carrapicho-das-dunas  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • carrapicho-das-roças  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • guizazo de playa  (Source: Cavanillesia Alt) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New York (e.), Pennsylvania]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (s.), Louisiana (s.), Maryland, Mississippi (s.), North Carolina (e.), South Carolina (e.), Virginia]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (coastal regions)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  3. Britton, N. L. & A. Brown An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions, ed. 3. (IllF N US Can)
  4. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  6. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  10. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the West Indies. (Grass WInd)
  11. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  12. Renvoize, S. A. Hatschbach's Parana grasses. 1988 (Grass Parana)
  13. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:150.

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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?9810. Accessed 15 November 2018.