Mnesithea laevis (Retz.) Kunth

First published in Révis. Gramin. 1: 154 (1829)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to NW. Pacific. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Clayton, W.D. & Snow, N. (2010). A key to Pacific Grasses: 1-107. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Cope, T.A. (1982). Flora of Pakistan 143: 1-678. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1994). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 8: 1-458. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarkhand. Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Veldkamp, J.F. & al. (2013). A revision of Mnesithea (Gramineae - Rottboelliinae) in Malesia and Thailand. Blumea 58: 277-292.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae. Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Camus, E.G. & Camus, A. in H. Lecomte (1922). Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 1(3): 193-336.
  • Clayton, W.D. & Snow, N. (2010). A key to Pacific Grasses: 1-107. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Cope, T.A. (1982). Flora of Pakistan 143: 1-678. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1994). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 8: 1-458. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarkhand. Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Veldkamp, J.F. & al. (2013). A revision of Mnesithea (Gramineae - Rottboelliinae) in Malesia and Thailand. Blumea 58: 277-292.
  • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2006). Poaceae. Flora of China 22: 1-733. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 23, 2009 Kerr, A.F.G. [19584] Thailand K000620178 No
Jan 23, 2009 Kerr, A.F.G. [19584] Thailand K000620179 No
Jan 23, 2009 Kerr, A.F.G. [19584] Thailand K000620180 No
Jan 23, 2009 Put [2239] Thailand K000620184 No
Jan 23, 2009 Kerr, A.F.G. [19649] Thailand K000620183 No
Jan 23, 2009 Kerr, A.F.G. [19649] Thailand K000620181 No
Jan 23, 2009 Kerr, A.F.G. [19649] Thailand K000620182 No
Jan 23, 2009 Kerr, A.F.G. [19253] Thailand K000620177 No
Jan 12, 1933 Wight, R. [1722] India K002702430 Yes
Jan 12, 1933 Röttler, J.P. [s.n.] India K000246049 Type Yes
Jan 12, 1933 Wight, R. [1722] India K001057028 Type Yes
Jan 12, 1933 Wight, R. [1722] India K001057026 Type Yes
Jan 12, 1933 Koenig, J.G. [s.n.] K001057027 Type Yes
Jan 12, 1930 S.coll [S.no] India K002702428 Yes
Griffith, W. [S.no] K002702417 Yes
McClelland, J. [S.no] K002702447 Yes
Raulerson, L. [22822] Palau K002702524 Yes
Cooray, R.G. [s.n.] Sri Lanka K002702497 No
Clayton, D. [5626] Sri Lanka K002702503 No
Clayton, D. [5887] Sri Lanka K002702492 No
Thompson, T. [S.no] India K001770196 Yes
Thompson, T. [765] India K001770197 Yes
Thompson, T. [765] India K002702403 Yes
Griffith, W. [313] Afghanistan K001691283 Yes
[B. W. B. Vancuy Lenberg] [Gt-85] Sri Lanka K002702499 No
Soderstrom, T.R.; Kulatunge, S. [1688] Sri Lanka K002702501 No
S.coll [S.no] K001770194 Yes
Roxburgh, W. [S.no] India K001770195 Yes
s.coll. [[Cp873]] K002702506 No
Cuming, H. [1339] Philippines K000290028 Type Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8873] Burma K001131709 Unknown Type Material Yes
Laegaard, S.; Norsangsri, M. [21657] Thailand K000648034 No
Clayton, D. [5245] Sri Lanka K002702504 No
Griffith, W. [S.no] Afghanistan K002702412 Yes
Griffith, W. [S.no] K001736987 Yes
Griffith, W. [195] Afghanistan K001691284 Yes
Lazarides, M. [7262] Sri Lanka K002702490 No
Davidse, G. [7598] Sri Lanka K002702495 No
Clayton, D. [5847] Sri Lanka K002702498 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8873] India K001131704 Unknown Type Material Yes
Smitinand, T. [5960] Thailand K000648033 No
Griffith, W. [311] Afghanistan K001736988 Yes
Roxburgh, W. [S.no] K001691282 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8873] K001131703 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [13085] Thailand K000620174 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [13085] Thailand K000620173 No
Fosberg, F.R.; Mueller-Dombois, D.; Wirawan, N.; Cooray, R.G.; Balakrishnan, N. [50714] Sri Lanka K002702500 No
Clayton, D. [5242] Sri Lanka K002702493 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8873] India K001131707 Unknown Type Material Yes
Soderstrom, T.R.; Kulatunge, S. [1688] Sri Lanka K002702494 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [13508] Thailand K000620172 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [13508] Thailand K000620171 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [13508] Thailand K000620170 No
Clayton, D. [5146] Sri Lanka K002702491 No
Clayton, D. [5609] Sri Lanka K002702502 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8873] India K001131705 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8873] K001131706 Unknown Type Material Yes
Clayton, D. [5978] Sri Lanka K002702496 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8873] Burma K001131710 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8873] India K001131708 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [14720] Thailand K000620176 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [14720] Thailand K000620175 No
van Beusekom, C.F.; Phengkhlai, C. [1192] Thailand K000648032 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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