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Taxon: Olyra latifolia L.

 
Genus: Olyra
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Bambusoideae
Tribe: Olyreae
Subtribe: Olyrinae
Nomen number: 25623
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1261. 1759
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-Mar-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Other (possibly natzd. in much of Old World range)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  3. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas. 1992 (L Guianas)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  6. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  7. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  8. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the West Indies. (Grass WInd)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Ohrnberger, D. The bamboos of the world. (Bamboo World)
  12. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  13. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

Check other web resources for Olyra latifolia L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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.

Images:

  • Caryopses: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25623. Accessed 18 November 2018.