Taxon: Bothriochloa ischaemum (L.) Keng

Genus: Bothriochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 7483
Place of publication: Contr. Biol. Lab. Sci. Soc. China, Bot. Ser. 10:201. 1936
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Aug-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Oct-2009
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 248 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • capim-cola-de-zorro-amarelo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bai yang cao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan ; Korea ; Taiwan
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Kyrgyzstan ; Tajikistan ; Turkmenistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation Altay
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Iran ; Iraq ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan ; India ; Nepal ; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized


  • Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Harlan, J. R. 1963. Natural introgression between Bothriochloa ischaemum and B. intermedia in West Pakistan Bot. Gaz. 124:294-300.
  • How, F. C., ed. Flora of Kwangchow. (F Guangd)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  • Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  • Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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