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Taxon: Taeniatherum caput-medusae (L.) Nevski

 
Genus: Taeniatherum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 36195
Place of publication: Trudy Sredne-Aziatsk. Gosud. Univ., Ser. 8b, Bot. 17:38. 1934
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (6 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Egypt (n.), Libya (n.?), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Dagestan]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (s.e.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan [Baluchistan]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (s. & Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Romania, Serbia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (s.)

    Northern America
    • United States (w.)

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255-267.
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Frederiksen, S. 1986. Revision of Taeniatherum (Poaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 6:393-396.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  10. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. Note: = Elymus caput-medusae L.
  11. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  12. Melderis, A. 1984. New taxa and combinations in Gramineae tribe Triticeae from Turkey. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 42:81.
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  14. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  15. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  17. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR
  18. Ugarte, E. et al. 2011. Vascular alien flora, Chile. Check List 7:365-382.
  19. USDA National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). URL: http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/plants/medusahead.shtml target='_blank'
  20. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

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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=36195. Accessed 22 November 2019.