Taxon: Cenchrus gracillimus Nash

 
Genus: Cenchrus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
        Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 401599
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 22:300. 1895
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Mar-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide ISTA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Georgia, - Mississippi
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Hispaniola; Jamaica

References:

  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the West Indies. 1936 (Grass WInd)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. 1971 (F TFla)
  • Proctor, G. R. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI. 1984 (F Cayman)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:147.

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