Taxon: Sporobolus indicus (L.) R. Br.

 
Genus: Sporobolus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Zoysieae
        Subtribe: Sporobolinae
Nomen number: 35366
Place of publication: Prodr. 170. 1810
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
    • China: China - Fujian, - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Guizhou, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Xizang, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Sonora
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Guanajuato, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Tabasco, - Tlaxcala, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Israel
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Europe; United States
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: U.S. Outlying Islands - Midway Islands; United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Marshall Islands; Northern Mariana Islands
    • South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia; Pitcairn
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Niue
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Central America: Belize
    • Southern South America: Argentina
    • Western South America: Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Baaijens, G. J. & J. F. Veldkamp 1991. Sporobolus (Gramineae) in Malesia (Blumea) 35:421.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. 1965-1970 (F BuenAir)
  • Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • International Development Consortium Invasive species compendium (on-line resource). (Invasive Spec Comp)
  • Peterson, P. M. et al. 2004. Sporobolus (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae: Zoysieae: Sporobolinae) from northeastern México (Sida) 21(3):576-578.
  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. 2007 (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Shrestha, S. et al. 2003. Phylogeny of the Sporobolus indicus complex, based on internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences Austral. Syst. Bot. 16:165-176.
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  • Ugarte, E. et al. 2011. Vascular alien flora, Chile (Check List) 7:365-382.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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