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Taxon: Eustachys retusa (Lag.) Kunth

 
Genus: Eustachys
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 406944
Place of publication: Révis. gramin. 1:88. 1829
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • argentinisches Fingergras  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • capim-coquerinho  (Source: Candollea) - Portuguese
  • pata-de-gallo  (Source: Candollea) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: potential as ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [Chuquisaca]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere, incl. s.e. United States)

References:

  1. Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969-. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. Note: = Chloris retusa Lag.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Molina, A. M. 1996. Revisión taxonómica del género Eustachys Desv. (Poaceae: Chloridoideae, Cynodonteae) in Sudamérica. Candollea 51:246-254.
  4. Renvoize, S. A. 1988. Hatschbach's Parana grasses
  5. Rosengurtt, B. et al. 1970. Gramineas Uruguayas Note: = Chloris retusa Lag.
  6. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47

Check other web resources for Eustachys retusa (Lag.) Kunth :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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
  • 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=406944. Accessed 24 August 2019.