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Taxon: Themeda arguens (L.) Hack.

 
Genus: Themeda
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 104135
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle & A. C. de Candolle, Monogr. phan. 6:657. 1889
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Christmas grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Malaysia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.), Western Australia (n.e.), Northern Territory (n.)]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maryland, Virginia]


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  2. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  6. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  7. Holttum, R. E. et al. 1953-1971. A revised flora of Malaya.
  8. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  9. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  10. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.

Check other web resources for Themeda arguens (L.) Hack. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • 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.
  • 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=104135. Accessed 17 July 2019.