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Taxon: Dichanthium aristatum (Poir.) C. E. Hubb.

 
Genus: Dichanthium
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 13898
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1939:654. 1939
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 31 (7 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Angleton bluestem  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Angleton grass  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • awned dichanthium  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • bluestem  (Source: NRCS Cons Pl Mat) - English
  • Medio bluestem  (Source: Grass VarUSA) - English
  • hierba angleton  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • puntero  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • mao geng shuang hua cao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  10. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  11. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  12. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  13. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  17. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Dichanthium aristatum (Poir.) C. E. Hubb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.

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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=13898. Accessed 19 October 2018.