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Taxon: Stipagrostis pungens (Desf.) De Winter

 
Genus: Stipagrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Aristidoideae
Tribe: Aristideae
Nomen number: 319062
Place of publication: Kirkia 3:135. 1963
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Nov-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt (?), Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Libya


References:

  1. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  2. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  3. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  4. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)

Check other web resources for Stipagrostis pungens (Desf.) De Winter :

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=319062. Accessed 22 February 2019.