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Taxon: Centotheca lappacea (L.) Desv.

 
Genus: Centotheca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Centotheceae
Nomen number: 405751
Place of publication: Nouv. Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 2:189. 1810
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Aug-1996
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; forage

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea [Rio Muni]
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.e.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (e.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  4. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  5. Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. (F Malaya)
  6. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  7. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  8. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  11. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  12. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:79.
  13. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

Check other web resources for Centotheca lappacea (L.) Desv. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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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=405751. Accessed 17 February 2019.