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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
    • 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
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri (s.e.), Oklahoma (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (e.), Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Sporobolus&SpeciesID=indicus%20var.%20indicus), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tabasco, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau

    Southern America
    • 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
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • 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
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

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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=35366. Accessed 25 May 2018.