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Taxon: Juncus microcephalus Kunth

 
Genus: Juncus
Family: Juncaceae
Nomen number: 450174
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 1:190[folio]; 1:237[quarto]. 1816
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Aug-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as vegetable; potential as vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Goias, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Federal District]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Cordoba, Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, La Pampa, Misiones, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Salta, Tucuman, Federal District] Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia]


References:

  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  2. Balslev, H. 1996. Juncaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 68:106-109.
  3. Foreman, D. B. & N. G. Walsh Flora of Victoria. (F Victoria)
  4. Kirschner, J. 2002. Juncaceae 2: Juncus subg. Juncus (Species Plant) 7:186-187.
  5. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  6. Piepenbring, M. 2000. Edible tubers formed by roots of Juncus microcephalus Kunth in H.B.K. Feddes Repert. 111:567-570.
  7. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. (L Argent)

Check other web resources for Juncus microcephalus Kunth :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=450174. Accessed 16 February 2019.