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Taxon: Acroceras zizanioides (Kunth) Dandy

 
Genus: Acroceras
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Boivinellinae
Nomen number: 103442
Place of publication: J. Bot. 69:54. 1931
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Jamaica
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica Note: = Panicum zizanioides Kunth
  2. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  3. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  6. Kahn, F. et al. 1993. Las plantas vasculares en las aguas continentales del Peru IFEA, Lima, Peru.
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  8. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba Note: = Panicum zizanioides Kunth
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  10. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun
  11. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47

Check other web resources for Acroceras zizanioides (Kunth) Dandy :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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
  • 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.

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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=103442. Accessed 18 July 2019.