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Taxon: Panicum bergii Arechav.

 
Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Panicinae
Nomen number: 26448
Place of publication: Anales Mus. Nac. Montevideo 1:147. 1894
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 17 (11 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Berg's witchgrass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • paja voladora  (Source: Darwiniana) - Spanish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Roraima]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [La Paz, Santa Cruz]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chaco] Uruguay


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere, incl. United States (s.e. Texas))

References:

  1. Aliscioni, S. S. et al. 2003. A molecular phylogeny of Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae): tests of monophyly and phylogenetic placement within the Panicoideae. Amer. J. Bot. 90:796-821. Note: it recovered a monophyletic subfamily Panicoideae, and also a monophyletic genus Panicum as part of the "x=9 Paniceae clade", while P. bergii clustered in a poorly supported sect. Panicum
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). Note: with two vars.
  4. Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola.
  5. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. Note: with two vars.
  6. Jørgensen, P. M., ed. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia (Catalogue of vascular plants of Bolivia) (on-line resource).
  7. Triplett, J. K. et al. 2012. Five nuclear loci resolve the polyploid history of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) and relatives. PLoS One 7(6): e38702. Note: as a tetraploid (2n=36) with genomes F and G
  8. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone. 1996. Revisión de las especies americanas de Panicum, subgénero Panicum, sección Panicum (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 83:231-233. Note: with two varieties
  9. Zuloaga, F. O. 1989. El género Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae) en la República Argentina. III. Darwiniana 29:312-315. Note: with two varieties

Check other web resources for Panicum bergii Arechav. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.

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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=26448. Accessed 23 July 2019.