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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. Last Changed: 03-Aug-1995
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 6 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • 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 Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  5. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  8. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  9. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  10. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F 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 16 February 2019.