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Taxon: Cynosurus cristatus L.

 
Genus: Cynosurus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Cynosurinae
Nomen number: 12879
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:72. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 34 (28 active, 24 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide Harv Pap Bot 9:33. 1996) forage (fide Harv Pap Bot 9:33. 1996)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • United States


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

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. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. Note: introduced
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. 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
  5. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  7. 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=Cynosurus+cristatus&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  9. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  10. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  11. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  12. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  13. Silva, L. et al. 2005. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta).
  14. Tucker, G. C. 1996. The genera of Pooideae (Gramineae) in the southeastern United States. Harvard Pap. Bot. 9:30.
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  16. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR
  17. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  18. 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=12879. Accessed 21 September 2019.