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Taxon: Echinochloa colona (L.) Link

 
Genus: Echinochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Boivinellinae
Nomen number: 316659
Place of publication: Hort. berol. 2:209. 1833
Link to protologue:
Comment: specific epithet commonly misspelled "colonum"
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 45 (41 active, 34 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canarias]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Niger, Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece, Italy, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America, Costa Rica
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay


    Other (origin obscure)

References:

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  2. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  3. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: lists as "colonum"
  5. Costea, M. & F. J. Tardif. 2002. Taxonomy of the most common weedy European Echinochloa species (Poaceae: Panicoideae) with special emphasis on characters of the lemma and caryopsis. Sida 20:525-548.
  6. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Echinochloa+colona&quantity=1 target='_blank'
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  11. Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  13. Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 10:87-88.
  14. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
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  22. Lee, E.-J. et al. 2016. Phylogenetic relationship of Echinochloa species based on simple sequence repeat and phenotypic marker analyses. Weed Sci. 64:441-454.
  23. Michael, P. W. 2009. Echinochloa colona versus "Echinochloa colonum"(Poaceae). Taxon 58:1366-1368. Note: discusses orthography, favors "colona"
  24. Nicolson, D. H. 1986. Species epithets and gender information. Taxon 35:324. Note: discusses orthography, favors "colona"
  25. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
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  27. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
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  29. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  30. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:125-126.
  31. Ugarte, E. et al. 2011. Vascular alien flora, Chile. Check List 7:365-380.
  32. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  33. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/poaceae/echinochloa-colona/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  34. Wang, Z. et al., eds. 1990. Farmland weeds of China: a collection of coloured illustrative plates. Note: lists as "colonum"
  35. Ward, D. B. 2005. A case of disputed orthography: is it Echinochloa colona; or is it Echinochloa colonum (Gramineae). Sida 21:2171-2183. Note: discusses orthography, favors "colonum"
  36. Yabuno, T. 1962. Cytotaxonomic studies of the two cultivated species and the wild relatives in the genus Echinochloa. Cytologia 27:296-305.
  37. Yamaguchi, H. et al. 2005. A molecular phylogeny of wild and cultivated Echinochloa in East Asia inferred from non-coding region sequences of trnT-L-F. Weed Biol. Managem. 5:210-218. Note: lists as "colonum"
  38. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:215.

Check other web resources for Echinochloa colona (L.) Link :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316659. Accessed 14 July 2020.