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Taxon: Heteropogon melanocarpus (Elliott) Benth.

 
Genus: Heteropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 18954
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 19:71. 1881
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • sweet tanglehead  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • hei guo huang mao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Distributional Range:

    Native



    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Florida, Georgia (s.), South Carolina (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California, Chihuahua, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Queretaro]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Haiti
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


References:

  1. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:356.
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  6. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  7. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  8. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. (L 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=18954. Accessed 19 January 2019.