Urochloa villosa (Lam.) T.Q.Nguyen

First published in Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 3: 14 (1966)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Cape Verde to Uganda, Tropical & Subtropical Asia. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Niger, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South China Sea, Sudan, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Maryland

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.

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 villosa.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1993). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 2(2): 433-968. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Henty, E.E. (1969). A manual of the grasses of New Guinea: 1-215. Division of Botany, Dpt. of Forests, LAE, New Guinea.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(2): 277-574.
  • Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarkhand. Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Koyama, T. (1987). Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions: an identification manual: 1-570. Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Noltie, H.J. (2000). Flora of Bhutan 3(2): 457-883. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Press, J.R. et al. (2000). Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal: i-x, 1-430. Natural History Museum, London.
  • Sarmah, K.K. & Borthakur, S.K. (2009). A checklist of angiospermic plants of Manas national park in Assam, India. Pleione 3: 190-200.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1988). Flora du Rwanda 4: I-X, 1-651. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.
  • 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?
Farille, M.A. [81-11] Nepal K001612187 Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Stainton, J.D.A [1374] Nepal Brachiaria villosa K000245299 Holotype Yes
Royle [s.n.] India Brachiaria villosa K000245298 Type Yes
Laegaard, S. [21767] Thailand Brachiaria villosa K000688100 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [5105] Ghana Brachiaria villosa K000282161 Unknown Type Material Yes
la Danso, I. [65] Ghana Brachiaria villosa K000282162 Unknown Type Material Yes
Laegaard, S.; Norsangsri, M. [21636] Thailand Brachiaria villosa K000688098 No
Smitinand, T. [1903] Thailand Brachiaria villosa K000688103 No
Murata, G.; et al. [T-15874] Thailand Brachiaria villosa K000688102 No
Sihronen, J. [247] Burkina Faso Brachiaria villosa K000211949 No
Thonning [395] Ghana Brachiaria villosa K000282163 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sorensen, Th.; Larsen, K.; Hansen, B. [5588] Thailand Brachiaria villosa K000688101 No
Laegaard, S.; Norsangsri, M. [21637] Thailand Brachiaria villosa K000688099 No
Jun 5, 1963 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [4347] Burkina Faso Brachiaria distichophylla K000211950 No
Jun 4, 1963 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [4317] Burkina Faso Brachiaria distichophylla K000211948 No

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