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Taxon: Panicum stramineum Hitchc. & Chase

Genus: Panicum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Panicinae
Nomen number: 315739
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 15:67, fig. 50. 1910
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Oct-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • capim-lanudo  (Source: Ann Mo BG) - Portuguese

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guerrero, Michoacán de Ocampo (e.), Nayarit (n.), Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Apure, Carabobo, Falcon, Guarico, Zulia]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Paraíba, Piauí]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Chuquisaca, El Beni, Santa Cruz] Colombia, [Cundinamarca] Ecuador, Peru [Tumbes]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Catamarca, Formosa, Jujuy, La Rioja, Salta] Paraguay


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  2. Bernal, R., S. R. Gradstein & M. Celis. 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  4. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  5. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  6. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  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.
  8. Zimmermann, T. et al. 2013. Phylogenetic relationship and molecular taxonomy of African grasses of the genus Panicum inferred from four chloroplast DNA-barcodes and nuclear gene sequences. J. Pl. Res. 126:363-371. Note: Panicum stramineum was resolved in a C4 NAD-ME clade that characterizes subtribe Panicinae
  9. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone. 1996. Revisión de las especies americanas de Panicum, subgénero Panicum, sección Panicum (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 83:270-273.

Check other web resources for Panicum stramineum Hitchc. & Chase :

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=315739. Accessed 17 September 2019.