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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.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • purple muhly  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: 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 [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas, Baja California (Norte), Baja California Sur]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Ciudad de México]

    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. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  6. Herrera-Arrieta, Y. & P. M. Peterson. 2007. Muhlenbergia (Poaceae) de Chihuahua, México. Sida, Bot. Misc. 29:62-63.
  7. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  8. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16

Check other web resources for Muhlenbergia rigida (Kunth) Trin. :


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 July 2019.