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Taxon: Hemarthria compressa (L. f.) R. Br.

 
Genus: Hemarthria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Rottboelliinae
Nomen number: 18850
Place of publication: Prodr. 207. 1810
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Apr-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Apr-2001
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 6 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • whip grass  (Source: Blumea) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; forage

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iraq
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar (n.), Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Kalimantan] Malaysia [Kedah, Sabah]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 (Mansf Ency)
  3. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia (Grass SEAs)
  4. Van Den Heuvel, E. & J. F. Veldkamp 2000. Revision of Hemarthria (Gramineae-Andropogoneae-Rottboelliinae) (Blumea) 45:454.

Check other web resources for Hemarthria compressa (L. f.) R. Br. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

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=18850. Accessed 21 May 2019.