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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.
Accessions: 9 (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
  • Environmental: lawn/turf
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Assam, Bihar, Maharashtra, Manipur, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Delhi, Mizoram] 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: United States [Guam]


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  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. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Chrysopogon+aciculatus&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  8. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  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. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions
  11. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  12. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource).
  15. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  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. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India
  18. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  19. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:92-93.
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: introduced
  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).
  23. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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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=10501. Accessed 21 July 2019.