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Taxon: Eriochloa punctata (L.) Ham.

 
Genus: Eriochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Nomen number: 15618
Place of publication: Prodr. pl. Ind. occid. 5. 1825
Link to protologue:
Comment: while Hamilton indicated "Herb. Prof. Desv." as the origin of the name and description, citation of Desvaux's herbarium is not considered an ascription to him (Shenzhen ICN Art. 46.3, Ex. 16; see also Howard, J. Arnold Arbor. 62:215. 1981)
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jan-2019
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 6 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Louisiana cup grass  (Source: Grass Tex) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Louisiana (s.w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.), Chile (n.), Paraguay, Uruguay


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  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. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  8. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  9. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  10. Howard, R. A. et al. 1981. William Hamilton (1783-1856) and the Prodromus Plantarum Indiae Occidentalis (1825) J. Arnold Arbor. 62:211-242.
  11. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  12. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  13. Shaw, R. B. & R. Webster 1987. The genus Eriochloa (Poaceae: Paniceae) in North and Central America (Sida) 12:196.
  14. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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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=15618. Accessed 19 April 2019.