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
Comment: no evidence that Warburg contributed any part of this work
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: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System

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

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, - 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:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Guangdong Inst. Bot., ed. Flora Hainanica. 1964-1977 (F Hainan)
  • Hawaii Department of Agriculture List of plant species designated as noxious weeds for eradication or control purposes. 1992 (L NWeeds Hawaii)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. 1953-1971 (F Malaya)
  • How, F. C., ed. Flora of Kwangchow. 1956 (F Guangd)
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). 1977-1982 (F Chiangsu)
  • Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  • Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  • 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.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Price, S. 1957. Cytological studies in Saccharum and allied genera. III. Chromosome numbers in interspecific hybrids Bot. Gaz. 118:146-159.
  • Price, S. 1957. Cytological studies in Saccharum and allied genera. III. Chromosome numbers in interspecific hybrids Bot. Gaz. 118:146-159.
  • 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)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Steward, A. N. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley. 1958 (F LowYangtze)
  • Sun, Q, et al. 2010. A taxonomic revision of Miscanthus s.l. (Poaceae) from China Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 164:189-191.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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