Urochloa piligera (F.Muell. ex Benth.) R.D.Webster

First published in Austral. Paniceae: 246 (1987)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Sulawesi to Australia. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Maluku, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Sulawesi, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Florida, Malaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Middleton, D.J. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 7: 1-525. Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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 piligera.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Middleton, D.J. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 7: 1-525. Singapore Botanic Gardens.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Morrison, A. [s.n.] Australia Brachiaria piligera var. intercedens K000215116 Unknown Type Material Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.] Australia Brachiaria piligera var. intercedens K000215115 Unknown Type Material Yes
Clement, E. [s.n.] Australia Brachiaria piligera var. intercedens K000215113 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hadley, E., J. [s.n.] Australia Brachiaria piligera var. intercedens K000215114 Type Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.] Australia Brachiaria piligera var. intercedens K000215117 Unknown Type Material Yes
Mueller, F.J.H.von [s.n.] Australia Brachiaria piligera K000958892 Type Yes

Sources

  • 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