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Taxon: Alloteropsis cimicina (L.) Stapf

 
Genus: Alloteropsis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Boivinellinae
Nomen number: 401510
Place of publication: D. Prain, Fl. trop. Afr. 9:487. 1919
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/54005021
Name Verified on: 21-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Aug-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • bug-seed grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • cockatoo grass  (Source: pers. comm.) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Hainan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Singapore

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory, Queensland]


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Maryland]


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  10. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  11. Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. (F Malaya)
  12. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  13. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  14. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  15. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  16. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  17. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  18. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  20. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

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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=401510. Accessed 17 February 2019.