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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. Last Changed: 25-Jan-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 47 (21 active, 20 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (especially in savanna pastures fide Pl Res SEAs 4:222. 1992)
  • 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, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland

    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 [New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia]


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • United States (also cult.)


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2005 (L Cabo Verde)
  3. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  8. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  9. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  10. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  11. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  12. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  14. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  15. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:222.
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  17. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  19. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=36498. Accessed 20 November 2018.