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Taxon: Cymbopogon caesius (Nees ex Hook. & Arn.) Stapf

 
Genus: Cymbopogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 12796
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1906:360. 1906
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (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:

  • Materials: essential oils (fide Wealth India RM 2:412. 1950)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (s.), Pakistan, Sri Lanka


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. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948-1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials.
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  6. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  7. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Pullaiah, T. et al. 1997-1998. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India).
  10. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  11. Sreekumar, P. V. & V. J. Nair. 1991. Flora of Kerala - grasses.
  12. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  13. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq. Note: mentions
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Cymbopogon caesius (Nees ex Hook. & Arn.) Stapf :

  • 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
  • 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.

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=12796. Accessed 20 September 2019.