Diectomis fastigiata (Sw.) P.Beauv.

First published in Ess. Agrostogr.: 132 (1812)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropics & Subtropics. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as animal food and a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Panamá, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Sulawesi, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Vorontsova, M.S., Ratovonirina, G. & Randriamboavonjy, T. (2013). Revision of Andropogon and Diectomis (Poaceae: Sacchareae) in Madagascar and the new Andropogon itremoensis from the Itremo massif. Kew Bulletin 68: 193-207.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Andropogon fastigiatus.]
  • Renvoize, S.A. (1998). Gramineas de Bolivia: 1-644. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Andropogon fastigiatus.]

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2014 Luetzelburg [20485], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072811 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Eiten, G. [4356A], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072817 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Glaziou, A.F.M. [22572], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072825 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Burchell, W.J. [8725], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072823 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Burchell, W.J. [8749-2], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072824 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Sendulsky, T. [s.n.], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072815 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Riedel [838], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001068674 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Irwin, H.S. [26834], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072814 Yes
Jan 1, 2014 Ratter, J.A. [809], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072812 Yes
May 1, 1998 Nascimento, M.S.B. [1292], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072829 Yes
Jun 3, 1996 Oliveira, R.S. [139], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072831 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Silva, E.L.S. [625], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072828 Yes
Gardner [2343], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K000004695 Yes
Martius [0], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K000004696 Yes
Harley, R.M. [21965], Bahia Andropogon fastigiatus K000004697 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [2243], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000620214 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [4609], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000620215 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [16209], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000620218 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [16209], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000620219 No
Larsen, K. [8135], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000688799 No
Clayton, W.D. [4904], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072816 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [319], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072818 Yes
Lambert, L. [s.n.], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072826 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [12274], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072822 Yes
Laegaard, S. [21867], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000688803 No
Hinton, G.B. [5161], México State Andropogon fastigiatus K000476392 No
Hinton, G.B. [6674], Guerrero Andropogon fastigiatus K000476395 No
Hinton, G.B. [6609], Guerrero Andropogon fastigiatus K000476394 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [8069], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000620216 No
Charoenphol, Ch. [4890], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000688802 No
Ule, E. [7749], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072820 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [22572], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072819 Yes
Hatschbach, G.G. [62354], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072830 Yes
Clayton, W.D. [4901], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072813 Yes
Larsen, K. [8302], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000688800 No
Burchell, W.J. [8781], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072851 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [8069], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000620217 No
Hatschbach, G.G. [64807], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072827 Yes
Smitinand [6174], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000688801 No
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072810 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [22872], Brazil Andropogon fastigiatus K001072821 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [2532a], México State Andropogon fastigiatus K000476393 No
Sorensen, Th. [5890], Thailand Andropogon fastigiatus K000688798 No
Venezuela Andropogon fastigiatus K001470358 Yes
Venezuela Andropogon fastigiatus K001470359 Yes
Venezuela Andropogon fastigiatus K001470360 Yes
Venezuela Andropogon fastigiatus K001470362 Yes
Venezuela Andropogon fastigiatus K001470363 Yes
Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470364 Yes
Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470365 Yes
Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470366 Yes
Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470367 Yes
Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470368 Yes
Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470369 Yes
Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470370 Yes
Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470371 Yes
Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470372 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [4674], Colombia Andropogon fastigiatus K001470373 Yes

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