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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.
Accessions: 10 (8 active, 5 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 (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).
  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. Note: = Braciaria decumbens Stapf
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  5. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49:139-247.
  6. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75 Note: = Urochloa brizantha (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) R. D. Webster
  8. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  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).
  12. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  13. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  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. DOI: 10.5091/plecevo.2016.1221
  16. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:58-59.
  17. Veldkamp, J. F. 1996. Brachiaria, Urochloa (Gramineae - Paniceae) in Malesia. Blumea 41:413-437. Note: cites basionym; = Urochloa brizantha (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) R. D. Webster
  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 16 September 2019.