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Taxon: Alloteropsis semialata (R. Br.) Hitchc.

 
Genus: Alloteropsis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Boivinellinae
Nomen number: 2432
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12:210. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Oct-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Oct-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; forage

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo (e.), Mpumalanga, North West] Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

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

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, Northern Territory]


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  8. Harden, G. J., ed. Flora of New South Wales. (F NSWales)
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  10. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  11. Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. (F Malaya)
  12. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  13. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  14. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  15. Liebenberg, E. J. L. & A. Fossey 2001. Comparative cytogenetic investigation of the two subspecies of the grass Alloteropsis semialata (Poaceae) Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 137:243-348.
  16. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  17. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  18. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

Check other web resources for Alloteropsis semialata (R. Br.) Hitchc. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2432. Accessed 19 November 2018.