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Taxon: Urochloa mosambicensis (Hack.) Dandy

 
Genus: Urochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Nomen number: 40913
Place of publication: J. Bot. 69:54. 1931
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 47 (22 active, 19 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: revegetator; revegetator

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa [Cape Province (e.), Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  3. CSIRO Cunningham Lab. 1996. Urochloa mosambicensis soon to be released for minesite rehabilitation. ATFGRC Newslett. 7:4.
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Urochloa+mosambicensis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  8. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  9. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  10. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  12. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:230.
  13. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  15. Veldkamp, J. F. 1996. Brachiaria, Urochloa (Gramineae - Paniceae) in Malesia. Blumea 41:423-424.
  16. Wipff, J. K. et al. 1993. The genus Urochloa (Poaceae: Paniceae) in Texas, including one previously unreported species for the state. Sida 15:409.
  17. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:632.
  18. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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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=40913. Accessed 18 July 2019.