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Taxon: Cymbopogon jwarancusa (Jones) Schult.

 
Genus: Cymbopogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 12808
Place of publication: Mant. 2:458. 1824
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/800084
Name Verified on: 09-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • iwarancusa grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Karnkusa grass  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • khavi grass  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • jwarancusa  (Source: Mansf Ency) - India
  • capim-cheiroso-da-India  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; F Iraq)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Yemen [Socotra]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman (n.), Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq (n.e.)
    • CHINA: China [Sichuan (s.w.), Xizang]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Nepal, Pakistan [Baluchistan, North-West Frontier, Punjab, Sind]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa Flora of Himachal Pradesh. (F Himachal)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  6. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  10. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Pullaiah, T. et al. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India). (F Andhra Prad)
  13. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  14. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  15. Sreekumar, P. V. & V. J. Nair Flora of Kerala - grasses. (Grass Kerala)
  16. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  17. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  18. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. (F Madhya Prad)
  19. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Cymbopogon jwarancusa (Jones) Schult. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12808. Accessed 20 November 2018.