Tripsacum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Tripsacum
Corn parents1.jpg
Tripsacum grass
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
(unranked):
(unranked):
(unranked):
Order:
Family:
Subfamily:
Tribe:
Genus:
Tripsacum

Type species
Tripsacum dactyloides
Synonyms[2]
  • Digitaria Adans. 1763, illegitimate homonym not Heist. ex Fabr. 1759
  • Dactylodes Zanoni-Monti ex Kuntze

Tripsacum is a genus of plants in the grass family native to the Western Hemisphere.[3] Gamagrass is a common name for plants in this genus.[4]

Species[2][5][6]
  1. T. andersonii - from Veracruz to Bolivia
  2. T. australe - South America
  3. T. cundinamarce - Colombia
  4. T. dactyloides - widespread in Latin America, West Indies, eastern USA[7]
  5. T. intermedium - Guerrero, Chiapas, Guatemala, Honduras
  6. T. jalapense - Oaxaca, Chiapas, Guatemala, El Salvador
  7. T. lanceolatum - USA (AZ NM),[8] Mexico, Central America
  8. T. latifolium - Mesoamerica, West Indies
  9. T. laxum - Latin America, West Indies
  10. T. maizar - Mexico, Guatemala
  11. T. manisuroides - Chiapas
  12. T. peruvianum - Peru, Ecuador
  13. T. pilosum - Peru, Ecuador
  14. T. zopilotense - Mexico, Guatemala
formerly included[2]

see Anthephora Apluda Chionachne Coelorachis Elionurus Hackelochloa Hemarthria Ischaemum Lasiurus Manisuris Microstegium Pogonatherum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tropicos, Tripsacum L.
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Linnaeus, Carl von. 1759. Systema Naturae, Editio Decima 2: 1379 in Latin
  4. ^ "Tripsacum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  5. ^ Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2002 onwards). World Grass Species: Descriptions, Identification, and Information Retrieval. http://www.kew.org/data/grasses-db.html. (accessed 22 February 2010; 16:22 GMT)
  6. ^ The Plant List search for Tripsacum
  7. ^ Biota of North America 2013 county distribution map, Tripsacum dactyloides
  8. ^ Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution map, Tripsacum lanceolatum

External links[edit]