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Taxon: Chloris divaricata R. Br.

 
Genus: Chloris
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 316618
Place of publication: Prodr. 186. 1810
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Australian Rhodes grass  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • slender chloris  (Source: Econ Pl Aust) - English
  • small chloris  (Source: Aust Pl Common Names) - English
  • spreading windmill grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • star grass  (Source: F Hawaii) - English
  • star windmill grass  (Source: Names Beetle) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Queensland]

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Harden, G. J., ed. 1990-1993. Flora of New South Wales.
  5. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  6. Jung, M.-J. et al. 2009. Chloris divaricata (Poaceae) and its variety C. divaricata var. cynodontoides in Taiwan. Taiwan J. Forest Sci. 24: 205-211.
  7. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  8. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  9. Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross. 1983-1989. Flora of south-eastern Queensland.
  10. Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i
  11. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).

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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=316618. Accessed 16 September 2019.