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Taxon: Cenchrus tribuloides L.

 
Genus: Cenchrus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Cenchrinae
Nomen number: 9810
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1050. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • dune sandbur  (Source: Names Beetle) - English
  • long-spine sandbur  (Source: Weed CIBA) - English
  • sand-dune sandbur  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • carrapicho-das-dunas  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • carrapicho-das-roças  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • guizazo de playa  (Source: Cavanillesia Alt) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New York (e.), Pennsylvania]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (s.), Louisiana (s.), Maryland, Mississippi (s.), North Carolina (e.), South Carolina (e.), Virginia]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (coastal regions)


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31
  3. Britton, N. L. & A. Brown. 1952. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions, ed. 3.
  4. Catasús Guerra, L. J. 2002. Las gramíneas (Poaceae) de Cuba, II. Cavanillesia Altera 3:1-163.
  5. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  6. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Hitchcock, A. S. 1936. Manual of the grasses of the West Indies.
  10. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  11. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  12. Renvoize, S. A. 1988. Hatschbach's Parana grasses
  13. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:150.

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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=9810. Accessed 23 July 2019.