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Taxon: Themeda triandra Forssk.

 
Genus: Themeda
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 36498
Place of publication: Fl. aegypt.-arab. 178. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 47 (21 active, 18 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (especially in savanna pastures)
  • Environmental:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Lebanon, Syria, Turkey (s.)
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, Northern Territory]


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • United States (also cult.)


References:

  1. Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. 2005. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  2. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Themeda+triandra&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  7. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  8. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  9. Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions
  10. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  11. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  12. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  13. Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India
  14. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:222.
  15. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  16. Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the Yemen flora.
  17. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  18. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun
  19. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Themeda triandra Forssk. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • 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=36498. Accessed 16 September 2019.