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Taxon: Panicum turgidum Forssk.

 
Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Panicinae
Nomen number: 26650
Place of publication: Fl. aegypt.-arab. 18. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 7 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide F Libya; F Pak; F Iraq); forage (fide F Libya; F Pak; F Iraq)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Niger

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran (s.), Iraq (s.), Israel, Jordan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Anthelme, F. et al. 2007. Possitive associations involving the tussock grass Panicum turgidum Forssk. in the Air-Ténéré Reserve, Niger J. Arid Environm. 68:348-362.
  4. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  9. Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3. (F Saudi ed3)
  10. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  11. Norton, J. et al. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar. (Ill L Qatar)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  14. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  17. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  18. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Panicum turgidum Forssk. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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=26650. Accessed 10 December 2018.