Taxon: Dinebra chinensis (L.) P. M. Peterson & N. Snow

 
Genus: Dinebra
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 465460
Place of publication: Ann. Bot. (Oxford) ser. 2, 109:1326. 2012
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-Jun-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Apr-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Asian sprangletop  (Source: USDA/APHIS) - English
  • red sprangletop  (Source: Rheedea) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeedas Leptochloa chinensis; Weed CIBA, as Leptochloa chinensis)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


Reference:

  1. Petersen, P. M. et al. 2012. A molecular phylogeny and classification of Leptochloa (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Chlorideae) sensu lato and related genera Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 109:1317-1330.

Check other web resources for Dinebra chinensis (L.) P. M. Peterson & N. Snow :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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.

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=465460. Accessed 23 June 2018.