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Taxon: Brachiaria platyphylla (Munro ex C. Wright) Nash

Synonym of Urochloa platyphylla (Munro ex C. Wright) R. D. Webster

 
Genus: Brachiaria
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Melinidinae
Nomen number: 7568
Place of publication: J. K. Small, Fl. s.e. U.S. 81, 1327. 1903
Link to protologue:
Comment: since this name was originally based on Paspalum platyphyllum Griseb., this was an illegitimate later homonym (non Schult. 1827; Melbourne ICN Art. 53), so it cannot be the basionym (Melbourne ICN Art. 58)
Name Verified on: 14-May-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Mar-2014
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  1. Allen, C. M. Grasses of Louisiana. 1980 (Grass Louis)
  2. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  3. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  4. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  5. Morrone, O. & F. O. Zuloaga 1992. Revisión de las especies sudamericanas nativas e introducidas de los géneros Brachiaria y Urochloa (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae) (Darwiniana) 31:74.
  6. Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
  7. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  8. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

Check other web resources for Brachiaria platyphylla (Munro ex C. Wright) Nash :

  • 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.

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=7568. Accessed 21 January 2019.