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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. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
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, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Parana, 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). (F WIndies Online)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  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.
  4. Brummitt, R. K. 2001. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 51 (Taxon) 50:560.
  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) (Weed CIBA)
  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. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  13. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  14. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  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.

Check other web resources for Andropogon bicornis L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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.

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=3164. Accessed 17 November 2018.