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:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 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. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Harden, G. J., ed. Flora of New South Wales. (F NSWales)
  5. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  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 CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  8. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  9. Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross Flora of south-eastern Queensland. (F SE Queensl)
  10. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  11. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)

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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=316618. Accessed 26 April 2018.