Taxon: Tripsacum laxum Nash

 
Genus: Tripsacum
Section: Fasciculata
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Tripsacinae
Nomen number: 40494
Place of publication: N. Amer. fl. 17:81. 1909
Link to protologue:
Comment: formerly sometimes misapplied to T. andersonii J. R. Gray
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: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • grama-Guatemala  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pasto-Guatemala  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of maize (based on the knowledge of Tripsacum genetics fide Maydica 52. 2007; Amer J Bot 68:274. 1981, as diploid, 2n=36)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Jalisco, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Blakey, C. A. 2007. Tripsacum genetics: from observations along a river to molecular genomics (Maydica) 52:81-99.
  4. Buckler, E. S. & T. P. Holtsford 1996. Zea systematics: ribosomal ITS evidence Molec. Biol. Evol. 13:612-622.
  5. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  6. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  7. de Wet, J. M. J. et al. 1983. Systematics of Tripsacum section Fasciculata (Gramineae) Amer. J. Bot. 70:1142.
  8. de Wet, J. M. J. et al. 1984. Counterfeit hybrids between Tripsacum and Zea (Gramineae) Amer. J. Bot. 71:245-251.
  9. de Wet, J. M. J. et al. 1976. Systematics of Tripsacum (Gramineae) (Phytologia) 33:208.
  10. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 49:139-247.
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  12. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  13. Larson, S. R. & J. Doebley 1994. Restriction site variation in the chloroplast genome of Tripsacum (Poaceae): phylogeny and rates of sequence evolution Syst. Bot. 19:21-34.
  14. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  15. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  16. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex) 262.
  17. Wilkes, G. 2004. Corn, strange and marvelous: but is a definitive origin known? (Corn) 3-63.

Check other web resources for Tripsacum laxum Nash :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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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=40494. Accessed 20 June 2018.