Taxon: Miscanthus floridulus (Labill.) Warb. ex K. Schum. & Lauterb.

 
Genus: Miscanthus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 24482
Place of publication: Fl. Schutzgeb. Südsee 166. 1900
Link to protologue:
Comment: no evidence that Warburg contributed any part of this work
Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • giant Chinese silver grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Japanese silver grass  (Source: State Noxweed Seed) - English
  • miscanthus  (Source: L NWeeds Hawaii) - English
  • capim-chinês-prateado  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capim-japonês-prateado  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • wu jie mang  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of sugarcane (fide Bot Gaz 118:154. 1957)
  • Materials: fiber ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China, [Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang] Hong Kong
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu (e.), Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java] Malaysia, Philippines

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Guangdong Inst. Bot., ed. Flora Hainanica. (F Hainan)
  7. Hawaii Department of Agriculture List of plant species designated as noxious weeds for eradication or control purposes. 1992 (L NWeeds Hawaii)
  8. Hodkinson, T. R. et al. 2002. Characterization of a genetic resource collection for Miscanthus (Saccharinae, Andropogoneae, Poaceae) using AFLP and ISSR PCR Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 89:627-636.
  9. Hodkinson, T. R. et al. 2002. Phylogenetics of Miscanthus, Saccharum and related genera (Saccharinae, Andropogoneae, Poaceae) based on DNA sequences from ITS nuclear ribosomal DNA and plastid trnL intron and trnL-F intergenic spacers J. Pl. Res. 115:381-392.
  10. Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. (F Malaya)
  11. How, F. C., ed. Flora of Kwangchow. (F Guangd)
  12. Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). (F Chiangsu)
  13. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  14. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  15. Lee, Y. N. 1964. Taxonomic studies on the genus Miscanthus. Relationships among the section, subsection and species. Part I. J. Jap. Bot. 39:196-204.
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  19. Price, S. 1957. Cytological studies in Saccharum and allied genera. III. Chromosome numbers in interspecific hybrids Bot. Gaz. 118:146-159.
  20. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  21. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  22. Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. (F LowYangtze)
  23. Sun, Q, et al. 2010. A taxonomic revision of Miscanthus s.l. (Poaceae) from China Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 164:189-191.
  24. Tai, P. Y. P. et al. 1991. Phenotypic characteristics of F2 and BC1 progenies from sugarcane intergeneric hybrids J. Amer. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol. 11:38-42.
  25. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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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=24482. Accessed 23 June 2018.