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Taxon: Leersia hexandra Sw.

 
Genus: Leersia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Oryzoideae
Tribe: Oryzeae
Subtribe: Oryzinae
Nomen number: 21731
Place of publication: Prodr. 21. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-May-1995
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native (pantropic in wetlands)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  6. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  9. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  11. Judziewicz, E. J. et al. 2000. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): I. Subfamilies Anomochlooideae, Bambusoideae, Ehrhartoideae, and Pharoideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 39:65.
  12. Kahn, F. et al. Las plantas vasculares en las aguas continentales del Peru. IFEA, Lima, Peru. 1993 (Aquat Peru)
  13. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  14. Rodenburg, J. et al. 2011. Challenges for weed management in African rice systems in a changing climate J. Agric. Sci. (Cambridge) 149:427-435.
  15. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  16. Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú (Ruizia) 13:60.
  17. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  18. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  20. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Leersia hexandra Sw. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21731. Accessed 13 December 2018.