Urochloa fusca (Sw.) B.F.Hansen & Wunderlin

First published in Novon 11: 368 (2001)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Oklahoma to Tropical & Subtropical America. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as animal food.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, New South Wales, Queensland

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Powell, A.M. & Worthington, R.D. (2018). Flowering plants of Trans-Pecos Texas and adjacent areas: 1-1444. BRIT Press.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. & Pensiero, J.F. (2014). Gramineae VI. Flora del Paraguay 45: 1-392. Editions des Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la ville de Genève.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Brachiaria fasciculata.]

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Dávila, P., Mejia-Saulés, M.T., Gómez-Sánchez, N., Valdés-Reyna, J., Ortíz, J.J., Morín, C., Castrejón, J. & Ocampo, A. (2006). Catálogo de las Gramíneas de México: 1-671. CONABIO, México city.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Forzza, R.C. & al. (2013). Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/.
  • Giraldo-Cañas, D. (2011). Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49: 139-247.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 3: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Renvoize, S.A. (1998). Gramineas de Bolivia: 1-644. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hinton, G.B. [5205] Mexico K000476057 Yes
Peterson, P.; Herrera Arrieta, Y.; Sarabia, B. [25434] Mexico K001609584 Yes
Hammel, B.; Cano, C. [19593] Costa Rica K001516877 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [6460] Mexico K000476055 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [6309] Mexico K000476056 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [6009] Mexico K000476054 Yes
Apr 1, 1998 Bona Nascimento, M.S.; Renvoize, S.A. [1159] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078362 Yes
Apr 1, 1998 Nascimento, M.S.B.; Renvoize, S.A. [1160] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078363 Yes
Gardner [1180] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003843 No
Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [3742] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078357 Yes
Ridley, H.N.; Lea; Ramage, G.A. [0] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003848 No
Brachiaria fasciculata K000309374 Unknown Type Material Yes
Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [10731] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078359 Yes
Black, G.A.; Pires, J.M.; Lima, D. [54-16548] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078356 Yes
Philcox, D.; Ferreira, A. [4077] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078355 Yes
Ule, E. [8018] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078353 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [14395] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078368 Yes
Gardner [1874] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003844 No
Spruce, R. [161] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078364 Yes
Philcox, D.; Ferreira, A. [4074] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078354 Yes
Bolland, G. [5] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003841 No
Carauta, P. [1040] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003851 No
Glaziou, A.F.M. [14396] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078370 Yes
Hage, J.L.; dos Santos, T.S.; Barreto, L.A.S. [1728] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003852 No
Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [10315] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078358 Yes
Swainson, W. [s.n.] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078366 Yes
Gardner [2356] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003846 No
Gardner [2355] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003849 No
Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [10771] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078360 Yes
Spruce, R. [6422] Ecuador Brachiaria fasciculata K000201688 Yes
Carvalho, J.H.; Bona Nascimento, M.S. [403] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003847 No
Gardner [1180] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003845 No
Spruce, R. [340] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078365 Yes
Munro [s.n.] Brachiaria fasciculata K001078367 Yes
Banks, J. [s.n.] Brachiaria fasciculata K000309373 Type Yes
Gardner [2355] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003842 No
Glaziou, A.F.M. [12270] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078369 Yes
Grupo Pedra do Cavalo [11] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K000003850 No
Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [10439] Brazil Brachiaria fasciculata K001078361 Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    • Clayton, W.D., Vorontsova, M.S., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2006 onwards). GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0