Taxon: Tripsacum dactyloides (L.) L.

 
Genus: Tripsacum
Section: Tripsacum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Tripsacinae
Nomen number: 40489
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1261. 1759
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Mar-2009
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 136 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (for xeriscape landscaping fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001; Proc E Nat Grass Sym)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Proc E Nat Grass Sym; Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: wildlife habitat (fide Proc E Nat Grass Sym; Grass VarUSA)
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US; NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in maize (fide Phytopatology 71:520. 1981)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of maize (based on the knowledge of Tripsacum genetics fide Maydica 52. 2007; Corn 24. 2004, for diploid, 2n=36, tetraploid, 2n=72, and also 2n=54)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-S-Z.html), Indiana (s.), Massachusetts (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-S-Z.html), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island (http://neatlas.huh.harvard.edu/Neatlas1/Poac-S-Z.html), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska (s.e.), Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3607), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Tripsacum&SpeciesID=dactyloides), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Federal District, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola (possibly)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

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  4. Bergquist, R. R. 1981. Transfer from Tripsacum dactyloides to corn of a major gene locus conditioning resistance to Puccinia sorghi (Phytopathology) 71:518-520.
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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=40489. Accessed 21 April 2018.