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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. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; 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 Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 (L Peru)
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Hitchcock, A. S. Grasses of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 24:291-556. (Grass EPB)
  6. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru (F Peru)
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants (Dict Rehm)
  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 26 April 2019.