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Taxon: Chloris radiata (L.) Sw.

 
Genus: Chloris
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 10278
Place of publication: Prodr. 26. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • radiate finger grass  (Source: F Florida) - English
  • radiate windmill grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Naturalized



    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]


References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  5. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  6. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  8. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  9. Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i
  10. Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida

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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?id=10278. Accessed 20 September 2019.