Taxon: Cenchrus echinatus L.

 
Genus: Cenchrus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 9795
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1050. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands


References:

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  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  5. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia (Darwiniana) 39:139-247.
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  11. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  12. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  14. National Plant Board National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries. 2008- (NPB State Noxweed)
  15. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  16. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  17. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  18. Releford, J. S. et al. 2009. Flora of Rongelap and Ailinginae Atolls, Republic of the Marshalls Islands Atoll Res. Bull. 572:1-13.
  19. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  20. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  21. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  22. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:146.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9795. Accessed 26 April 2018.