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Taxon: Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty

 
Genus: Chrysopogon
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Nomen number: 424704
Place of publication: Bull. Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire, A 22:106. 1960
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 37 (11 active, 12 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (fide Vetiver grass: a thin green line against erosion. 1993, National Research Council); erosion control (fide Vetiver grass: a thin green line against erosion. 1993, National Research Council)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2, as Vetiveria zizanioides; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Vetiveria zizanioides)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Pakistan, [Punjab] Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Northern America
    • United States (s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  2. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  8. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  11. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Panel on Vetiver, Board on Science and Technology for International Development, National Research Council Vetiver grass: a thin green line against erosion. (Vetiver Grass) 11.
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Veldkamp, J. F. 1999. A revision of Chrysopogon Trin., including Vetiveria Bory (Poaceae) in Thailand and Malesia with notes on some other species from Africa and Australia (Austrobaileya) 5:522-523.
  18. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • 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.

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=424704. Accessed 14 December 2018.