Taxon: Miscanthus sinensis Andersson

 
Genus: Miscanthus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
        Subtribe: Saccharinae
Nomen number: 24493
Place of publication: öfvers. Kongl. Vetensk.-Akad. Förh. 12:166. 1856
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 251 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Gene sources: potential gene source for biomass energy plants (fide Biomass Bioenergy 25:345-346. 2003)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of sugarcane (fide J Amer Soc Sugar Cane Technol 11:39. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Hebei, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Gansu, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Jilin, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Guangxi, - Hainan; Hong Kong
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands, - Primorye, - Sakhalin
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia - Celebes; Philippines

  • Naturalized:

    • :
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand - North Island, - South Island
  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Missouri
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Massachusetts, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - West Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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  • Burner, D. M. 1997. Chromosome transmission and meiotic behavior in various sugarcane crosses J. Amer. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol. 17:38-50.
  • Burner, D. M. 1997. Chromosome transmission and meiotic behavior in various sugarcane crosses J. Amer. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol. 17:38-50.
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  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Fu, Y. C. et al. Flora intramongolica. 1977- (F InnMong)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
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  • Tai, P. Y. P. et al. 1991. Phenotypic characteristics of F2 and BC1 progenies from sugarcane intergeneric crosses 11:38-47.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
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