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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:
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) 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:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: lawn/turf
  • Weed:

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.

Check other web resources for Ischaemum ciliare Retz. :

  • 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.

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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=20473. Accessed 21 February 2019.