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
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Mar-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • West Tropical Africa: Burkina Faso; Ghana
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Zaire
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    • Central America: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • : United States

References:

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