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Taxon: Miscanthus nepalensis (Trin.) Hack.

 
Genus: Miscanthus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 24487
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle & A. C. de Candolle, Monogr. phan. 6:104. 1889
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Oct-2014
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Himalayan fairy grass  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Nepal silver grass  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as ornamental; potential as ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Sichuan Sheng, Xizang Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Manipur] Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Malaysia

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand [North Island]


References:

  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  5. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India (Grass NE India)
  11. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Miscanthus nepalensis (Trin.) Hack. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24487. Accessed 21 May 2019.