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Taxon: Axonopus scoparius (Flüggé) Kuhlm.

 
Genus: Axonopus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Paspalinae
Nomen number: 6165
Place of publication: Relat. Commiss. Linhas Telegr. Estratég. Matto Grosso Amazonas 11:45. 1922
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • carpet grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • imperial grass  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Axonopus+scoparius&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Hitchcock, A. S. 1927. Grasses of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 24:291-556.
  6. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: = Axonopus scoparius (Fluegge) Hitchc., nom. superfl.
  7. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  8. Tovar, Ó. 1993. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) del Perú. Ruizia 13:385.

Check other web resources for Axonopus scoparius (Flüggé) Kuhlm. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • 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.

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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=6165. Accessed 23 July 2019.