Taxon: Bothriochloa pertusa (L.) A. Camus

 
Genus: Bothriochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Andropogoneae
        Subtribe: Anthristiriinae
Nomen number: 7489
Place of publication: Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon sér. 2, 76:164. 1931
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 90 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:54. 1992)
  • Environmental: potential as lawn/turf (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:54. 1992)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:54. 1992)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Pl Res SEAs 4:54. 1992)
  • Weed: (fide Trop. Agric., Trin. 45:235-241. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangdong, - Sichuan, - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

References:

  • Aldous, D. 2000. Advances in turfgrass science and management in Australasia (Diversity) 16:51-52.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. 1953-1971 (F Malaya)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Oakes, A. J. 1968. Replacing hurricane grass in pastures of the dry tropics Trop. Agric. (Trinidad) 45:235-241.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:54.
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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