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Taxon: Tripsacum andersonii J. R. Gray

 
Genus: Tripsacum
Section: Tripsacum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Tripsacinae
Nomen number: 319449
Place of publication: J. M. J. de Wet et al., Phytologia 33:204, fig. 1. 1976
Link to protologue:
Comment: [considered to be a natural hybrid, Tripsacum sp. × Zea luxurians]
Name Verified on: 04-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 22 (17 active, 17 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: soil improver
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • South America


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Other (probable origin Mesoamerica)

References:

  1. Blakey, C. A. et al. 2007. Tripsacum genetics: from observations along a river to molecular genomics (Maydica) 52:81-99.
  2. Bomblies, K. & J. F. Doebley 2005. Molecular evolution of FLORICAULA/LEAFY orthologs in the Andropogoneae (Poaceae) Molec. Biol. Evol. 22:1082-1094.
  3. D'Arcy, W. G. Flora of Panama: checklist and index. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. vols. 17-18. (L Panama)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. de Wet, J. M. J. et al. 1981. Systematics of South American Tripsacum (Gramineae) Amer. J. Bot. 68:270.
  6. de Wet, J. M. J. et al. 1983. Origin of Tripsacum andersonii (Gramineae) Amer. J. Bot. 70:706-711.
  7. de Wet, J. M. J. et al. 1976. Systematics of Tripsacum (Gramineae) (Phytologia) 33:203-227.
  8. Dewald, C. L. & B. K. Kindiger 1998. Cytological and molecular evaluation of the reproductive behavior of Tripsacum andersonii and a female fertile derivative (Poaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 85:1237-1242.
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  11. Lamb, J. C. & J. A. Birchler 2006. Retroelement genome painting: cytological visualization of retroelement expansions in the genera Zea and Tripsacum (Genetics) 173:1007-1021.
  12. Larson, S. R. & J. Doebley 1994. Restriction site variation in the chloroplast genome of Tripsacum (Poaceae): phylogeny and rates of sequence evolution Syst. Bot. 19:32.
  13. Li, Y. G. et al. 1999. Genetic relationships within Tripacum as detected by RAPD variation Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 84:695-702.
  14. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:228.
  15. Talbert, L. E. et al. 1990. Tripsacum andersonii is a natural hybrid involving Zea and Tripsacum: molecular evidence Amer. J. Bot. 77:722-726.
  16. Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú (Ruizia) 13:459.
  17. Wilkes, G. 2004. Corn, strange and marvelous: but is a definitive origin known? (Corn) 3-63.
  18. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:624.

Check other web resources for Tripsacum andersonii J. R. Gray :

  • 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
  • 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=319449. Accessed 22 April 2019.