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Taxon: Glyceria fluitans (L.) R. Br.

 
Genus: Glyceria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Meliceae
Nomen number: 17676
Place of publication: Prodr. 179. 1810
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Oct-2003
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • floating manna grass  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • floating sweet grass  (Source: F GB Ire) - English
  • capim-maná  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • glicéria-flutuante  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maná-flutuante  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • mannagräs  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal (seeds fide L Edible Pl; F USSR; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

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

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, 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, [Saratov, Volgograd] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Quebec]
    • Mexico, United States

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  8. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  9. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  10. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  12. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  13. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  14. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  15. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  16. Sell, P. & G. Murrell Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. (F GB Ire)
  17. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region. 2006- (F LowVolga) 1:208.
  18. Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:373.
  19. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  20. Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú (Ruizia) 13:144.
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  22. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  23. Ugarte, E. et al. 2011. Vascular alien flora, Chile (Check List) 7:365-382.
  24. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  25. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  26. Whipple, I. G. et al. 2007. Molecular insights into the taxonomy of Glyceria (Poaceae: Meliceae) in North America Amer. J. Bot. 94:551-557.

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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=17676. Accessed 18 November 2018.