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
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Rwanda; Zaire

  • Naturalized:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Central America: Costa Rica
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Paraguay
    • Western South America: Colombia; Peru

  • Cultivated:

  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cuba
    • Western South America: Colombia

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  • 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.
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 49:139-247.
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • 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.
  • Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga 1993. Sinopsis del genero Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) para Mexico y America central (Darwiniana) 32:65.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. 2007 (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • 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.
  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:58-59.
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1996. Brachiaria, Urochloa (Gramineae - Paniceae) in Malesia (Blumea) 41:413-437.
  • 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.

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