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Taxon: Muhlenbergia rigida (Kunth) Trin.

 
Genus: Muhlenbergia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Muhlenbergiinae
Nomen number: 24682
Place of publication: Gram. unifl. sesquifl. 194. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Jan-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jan-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • purple muhly  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas (w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Federal District, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Beetle, A. A. 1977. Noteworthy grasses from Mexico V (Phytologia) 37:370.
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  6. Herrera-Arrieta, Y. & P. M. Peterson 2007. Muhlenbergia (Poaceae) de Chihuahua, México Sida, Bot. Misc. 29:62-63.
  7. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  8. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)

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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=24682. Accessed 19 January 2019.