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:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-May-2003
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

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 [Hainan, Yunnan]

    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 Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  2. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  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.
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  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. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  12. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)
  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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=401370. Accessed 24 May 2018.