Taxon: Ischaemum ciliare Retz.

 
Genus: Ischaemum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Ischaeminae
Nomen number: 20473
Place of publication: Observ. bot. 6:26 ("36"). 1791
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • batiki-bluegrass  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Indian murainagrass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • smut grass  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: lawn/turf ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Weed: (fide F Viti; Atlas WWeeds, as I. aristatum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.e.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. (F Malaya)
  6. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  8. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  9. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  10. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:142-144.
  11. Veldkamp, J. F. 1991. Miscellaneous notes on Southeast Asian Gramineae. VI (Blumea) 36:180-181.

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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=20473. Accessed 21 May 2018.