Diplachne fusca (L.) P.Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.

First published in Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 2: 615 (1817)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropics & Subtropics to N. America. It is a annual or perennial and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s). It is used as animal food and a medicine, has environmental uses and for fuel.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Algeria, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Cayman Is., Chad, Chile North, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, Gambia, Gulf States, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Madagascar, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nebraska, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Windward Is., Wyoming, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Belgium, British Columbia, Chagos Archipelago, Czechoslovakia, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hawaii, Hungary, Italy, Korea, Libya, New Zealand North, Spain, Sweden, Tasmania, Uruguay, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
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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

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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
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  • 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
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 25, 2013 India K000032495 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000032495 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000032495 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000032496 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000032495 No
Sep 25, 2013 Australia K000899896 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000899885 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000899885 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000899885 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000899885 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000899887 No
Sep 25, 2013 Australia K000899896 No
Sep 25, 2013 Australia K000899896 No
Sep 25, 2013 Australia K000899896 No
Sep 25, 2013 Australia K000899897 No
Sep 25, 2013 India K000899886 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366668 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366665 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366667 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366669 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366670 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366671 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366672 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366673 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366674 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366675 No
Jul 6, 2005 South Africa K000366666 No
Apr 7, 2004 India K000032495 No
Apr 7, 2004 India K000032495 No
Apr 7, 2004 India K000032495 No
Apr 7, 2004 India K000032496 No
Apr 7, 2004 India K000032495 No
Thailand K000621384 No
Thailand K000621383 No
Thailand K000621374 No
Nov 1, 2013 El-Keblawy, A. [1293], United Arab Emirates Leptochloa fusca K000568939 No
Jan 1, 1829 Wight, R. [1794], India Leptochloa fusca K000032495 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1829 Wight, R. [1871], India Leptochloa fusca K000032496 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1829 Wallich, N. [8894], India Leptochloa fusca K000032497 Unknown type material Yes
Kotschy [200], Sudan Leptochloa fusca K000366654 isolectotype Yes
Rehmann [5371], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366665 Yes
Drege [s.n.], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366666 Yes
Mund [s.n.], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366667 Yes
Mund [s.n.], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366668 Yes
Buchanan [36], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366669 Yes
Drege [s.n], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366670 Yes
Zeyher [s.n.], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366672 Yes
Drege [s.n.], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366673 Yes
Drege [s.n.], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366674 Yes
Wahlberg [s.n.], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366675 isotype Yes
Sorensen, Th. [2036], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000682385 No
Sorensen, Th. [2036], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000682386 No
Brown, R. [s.n.], Australia Leptochloa fusca K000899897 Yes
Lazarides, M. [7439], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000682389 No
Sorensen, Th. [2023], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000682384 No
s.coll. [s.n.], India Leptochloa fusca K000899887 Yes
Sorensen, Th. [2035], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000682383 No
Sorensen, Th. [2037], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000682387 No
Wight, R. [1871], India Leptochloa fusca K000899884 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], India Leptochloa fusca K000899886 Unknown type material Yes
Sorensen, Th. [2038], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000682388 No
Sorensen, Th. [2035], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000682382 No
Sorensen, Th. [98], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000682381 No
Brown, R. [6253], Australia Leptochloa fusca K000899896 Yes
Zeyher [s.n.], South Africa Leptochloa fusca K000366671 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [20566], Thailand Leptochloa fusca K000621382 No
Trankenb [s.n.], India Leptochloa fusca K000899885 Yes

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