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Taxon: Arundo donax L.

 
Genus: Arundo
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Arundinoideae
Tribe: Arundineae
Nomen number: 4439
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:81. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358100
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 47 (10 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: fiber
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Syria
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Zhejiang, Fujian, Hunan, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan, Xizang, Hainan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation [Astrakhan]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde, Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Georgia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine [Krym]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Northern America
    • Canada, Mexico, United States (w.)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay


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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=4439. Accessed 15 November 2018.