HOME
The Info List - Imperata


--- Advertisement ---



(i)

IMPERATA is a small but widespread genus of tropical and subtropical grasses , commonly known as SATINTAILS.

Satintail grass species are perennial rhizomatous herbs with solid, erect stems and silky inflorescences. The best known species is Imperata cylindrica , which is recognized as a devastating noxious weed in many places and cultivated as an ornamental plant in others.

The genus is named after Ferrante Imperato , a Renaissance
Renaissance
apothecary who lived in Naples
Naples
in the late 16th and early 17th Centuries. His collection included a herbarium . Species

* Imperata
Imperata
brasiliensis - South + Central America, West Indies, southern Mexico * Imperata brevifolia - southwestern USA (CA AZ NV UT NM TX ) * Imperata
Imperata
cheesemanii - Kermadec Islands (part of New Zealand
New Zealand
) * Imperata
Imperata
condensata - Argentina, Chile * Imperata
Imperata
conferta - plumegrass, kunay grass - Southeast Asia, Papuasia , Micronesia * Imperata
Imperata
contracta - guayanilla - South + Central America, West Indies, southern Mexico * Imperata cylindrica - bladygrass, cogongrass, speargrass, silver-spike - Africa, southern Europe, southwestern Asia; introduced in Central + Eastern Asia, North America, various islands * Imperata
Imperata
flavida - Hainan Province in China * Imperata
Imperata
minutiflora - Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina * Imperata
Imperata
parodii - southern Chile * Imperata
Imperata
tenuis - Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Corrientes Province of Argentina

formerly included

see Cinna Lagurus Miscanthus Saccharum
Saccharum

* Imperata
Imperata
eulalioides - Miscanthus sacchariflorus * Imperata
Imperata
exaltata - Saccharum
Saccharum
arundinaceum * Imperata
Imperata
klaga - Saccharum
Saccharum
spontaneum * Imperata
Imperata
ovata - Lagurus ovatus * Imperata
Imperata
saccharifera - Cinna arundinacea * Imperata
Imperata
sacchariflora - Miscanthus sacchariflorus * Imperata
Imperata
sara - Saccharum
Saccharum
bengalense * Imperata
Imperata
spontanea - Saccharum
Saccharum
spontaneum * Imperata
Imperata
tinctoria - Miscanthus tinctorius

REFERENCES

* ^ Cirillo, Domenico Maria Leone 1792. Plantarum Rariorum Regni Neapolitani 2: 26 * ^ Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. * ^ Flora of China Vol. 22 Page 583 白茅属 BAI MAO SHU IMPERATA CIRILLO, PL. RAR. NEAPOL. 2: 26. 1792. * ^ Jepson Manual Treatment * ^ United States Department of Agriculture Plants Profile * ^ Grass Manual Genus Profile * ^ Quattrocchi, Umberto (2006). CRC World Dictionary of Grasses. CRC Press. p. 1105. ISBN 978-1-4200-0322-2 . * ^ Flora of Pakistan * ^ Atlas of Living Australia * ^ A B Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

TAXON IDENTIFIERS

* Wd : Q2440147 * EoL : 108164 * FloraBase : 21023 * FOC : 116394 * GBIF : 2703065 * GrassBase : gen00312 * GRIN : 6028 * ITIS : 41785 * NCBI : 80368 * PLANTS : IMPER * Tropicos : 40030883

This Panicoideae article is a stub . You can help by expanding it .

* v * t * e

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title= Imperata
Imperata
additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. , a non-profit organization.

* Privacy policy * About * Disclaimers * Contact * Developers * Cookie statement * Mobile view

* *

.