Taxon: Cenchrus spinifex Cav.

 
Genus: Cenchrus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 433278
Place of publication: Icon. 5:38, t. 461. 1799
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA, as Cenchrus incertus)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania (s.-c.), Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (c.), Iowa, Kansas (s.), Minnesota (n.w.), Oklahoma]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Cenchrus&SpeciesID=incertus), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.), Utah (s.w.)]
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla (incl. St. Barthelemy), Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


References:

  1. Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas. (F NC Tex)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  4. Simon, B. K. 2010. New taxa, nomenclatural changes and notes on Australian grasses in the tribe Paniceae (Poaceae: Panicoideae) (Austrobaileya) 8:192.
  5. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)

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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=433278. Accessed 26 April 2018.