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Taxon: Andropogon bicornis L.

 
Genus: Andropogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Andropogoninae
Nomen number: 3164
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1046. 1753, nom. cons. "bicorne"
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • West Indian foxtail grass  (Source: Weed CIBA) - English
  • barbas de indio  (Source: F NAmer) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  2. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  3. Barbosa, N. P. U. et al. 2010. Distribution of non-native invasive species and soil properties in proximity to paved roads and unpaved roads in a quartzitic mountainous grassland of southeastern Brazil (rupestrian fields). Biol. Invas. 12:3745-3755. Note: partially invasive
  4. Brummitt, R. K. 2001. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 51. Taxon 50:560. Note: conservation proposal recommended
  5. Campbell, C. S. 1983. Systematics of the Andropogon virginicus complex (Gramineae). J. Arnold Arbor. 64:175.
  6. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  7. Davidse, G. & N. Turland. 1999. (1417) Proposal to conserve the name Andropogon bicornis (Gramineae) with a conserved type. Taxon 48:573-574.
  8. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  9. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  10. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  11. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  12. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  13. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  14. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  15. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:23-24.

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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=3164. Accessed 20 November 2019.