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Taxon: Chrysopogon aciculatus (Retz.) Trin.

 
Genus: Chrysopogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 10501
Place of publication: Fund. Agrost. 188. 1820
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: lawn/turf
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Northern Territory]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  8. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  9. Kamal-Uddin, M. et al. 2009. Floristic composition of weed community in turf grass area of West Peninsular Malaysia Int. J. Agric. Biol. 11:13-20.
  10. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  11. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  12. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  14. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource). (USDA/APHIS)
  15. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  16. Reddy, G. V. 2011. Survey of invasive plants on Guam and identification of the 20 most widespread (Micronesica) 41:263-274.
  17. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  18. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  19. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:92-93.
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  21. Veldkamp, J. F. 1999. A revision of Chrysopogon Trin., including Vetiveria Bory (Poaceae) in Thailand and Malesia with notes on some other species from Africa and Australia (Austrobaileya) 5:509-510.
  22. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  23. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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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?id=10501. Accessed 16 November 2018.