Taxon: Urochloa plantaginea (Link) R. D. Webster

 
Genus: Urochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Nomen number: 401375
Place of publication: Syst. Bot. 13:607. 1988
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Mar-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Alexander grass  (Source: Darwiniana) - English
  • plantain signal grass  (Source: Darwiniana) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Burkina Faso, Ghana

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  2. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 49:137-249.
  6. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  7. Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga 1992. Revisión de las especies sudamericanas nativas e introducidas de los géneros Brachiaria y Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) (Darwiniana) 31:96.
  8. Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga 1993. Sinopsis del genero Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) para Mexico y America central (Darwiniana) 32:73.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  11. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)
  12. 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=401375. Accessed 22 June 2018.