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Taxon: Urochloa ramosa (L.) T. Q. Nguyen

 
Genus: Urochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Nomen number: 401370
Place of publication: Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 3:13. 1966
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass VarUSA; Food Feed Crops US)
  • Human food:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng, Hainan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States (s.e.)


References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. CRC Press. Note: = Brachiaria ramosa (L.) Stapf
  2. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  5. Kimata, M. et al. 2000. Domestication, cultivation and utilization of two small millets, Brachiaria ramosa and Setaria glauca, Poaceae in South India. Econ. Bot. 54:217-227. Note: = Brachiaria ramosa (L.) Stapf
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  9. Veldkamp, J. F. 1996. Brachiaria, Urochloa (Gramineae - Paniceae) in Malesia. Blumea 41:427.
  10. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 49:139-247.
  11. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Brachiaria ramosa (L.) Stapf
  12. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun Note: lists as Urochloa ramosa (L.) R. D. Webster; = Brachiaria ramosa (L.) Stapf
  13. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:633.

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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=401370. Accessed 18 September 2019.