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Taxon: Cymbopogon schoenanthus (L.) Spreng.

 
Genus: Cymbopogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 12821
Place of publication: Pl. min. cogn. pug. 2:15. 1815
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Egypt [Sinai]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976-. Flora of Libya.
  3. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  4. Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  5. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 2001. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. First supplementary series (raw materials). New Delhi 2:323.
  6. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. Note: mentions
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  9. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  10. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  13. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. Migahid, A. M. 1988-1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  16. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  19. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  20. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  21. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Cymbopogon schoenanthus (L.) Spreng. :

  • 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.

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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=12821. Accessed 16 July 2019.