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Taxon: Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Axonopus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paspaleae
Subtribe: Paspalinae
Nomen number: 6174
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 12, 154. 1812
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/394233
Comment: combination made in index
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in Nordic Baltic Genebanks

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: lawn/turf
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas (c.), Florida (s.), Georgia (w.-c.), Louisiana (s.), South Carolina (s.), Mississippi (n.e.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (e.)]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


    Naturalized (widely natzd. in paleotropics)

References:

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  2. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  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. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Axonopus+compressus&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  10. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  11. Hitchcock, A. S. 1927. Grasses of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 24:291-556.
  12. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  13. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  14. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  15. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  16. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  17. Kamal-Uddin, M. et al. 2009. Floristic composition of weed community in turf grass area of West Peninsular Malaysia. Int. J. Agric. Biol. 11:13-20.
  18. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  20. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
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  22. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:53.
  23. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  24. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  25. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  27. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47

Check other web resources for Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2023. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.nordic-baltic-genebanks.org/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=6174. Accessed 31 January 2023.