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Taxon: Urochloa decumbens (Stapf) R. D. Webster

 
Genus: Urochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Nomen number: 401368
Place of publication: Austral. Paniceae 234. 1987
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 10 (8 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Darwiniana 31:73. 1992)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  2. Cameron, A. G. et al. 1995. Performance of forages introduced into Kalimantan, Indonesia, by the South-East Asian Forage Seeds Project Genet. Res. Commun. 21:2.
  3. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 49:139-247.
  6. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica (Man CostaR)
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75 (L Ecuador)
  8. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia (Econ Pl Aust)
  9. Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga 1992. Revisión de las especies sudamericanas nativas e introducidas de los géneros Brachiaria y Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) (Darwiniana) 31:72.
  10. Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga 1993. Sinopsis del genero Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) para Mexico y America central (Darwiniana) 32:65.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants (Dict Rehm)
  14. Ribera, J. L. R. de la et al. 2009. Caracterización nutritiva de las especies Brachiaria decumbens e híbrido en un suelo fluvisol de Cuba Livestock Res. Rural Developm. 21(2):1-23.
  15. Sosef, M. S. M. 2016. Taxonomic novelties in Central African grasses (Poaceae), Paniceae 1 Pl. Ecol. Evol. 149:360-361.
  16. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:58-59.
  17. Veldkamp, J. F. 1996. Brachiaria, Urochloa (Gramineae - Paniceae) in Malesia (Blumea) 41:413-437.
  18. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:630.

Check other web resources for Urochloa decumbens (Stapf) R. D. Webster :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • 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.

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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=401368. Accessed 26 May 2019.