Leptochloa virgata

Family:POACEAE
Species:Leptochloa virgata (L.)P.Beauv.
Common Name:TROPICAL SPRANGLETOP
Status:Native, FAC (DEP), FAC (NWPL)
Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens

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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POALES
FamilyPOACEAE
Genus Leptochloa
Species Leptochloa virgata (L.)P.Beauv. - TROPICAL SPRANGLETOP

Citation

Citation LEPTOCHLOA VIRGATA (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois, Ess. Agrostogr. 71, 161, 166. 1812.
Basionym: Cynosurus virgatus Linnaeus 1759.
Type: JAMAICA: Without data, Browne s.n. (lectotype: LINN 91.18). Lectotypified by Hitchcock, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 122. 1908.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Collier USF  
Lee SWF  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Keys US  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Chloris poiformis Chloris poiformis Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 169. 1816.BASIONYM: Cynosurus virgatus Linnaeus 1759. 
Cynodon domingensis Cynodon domingensis (Jacquin) Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 302. 1825.BASIONYM: Cynosurus domingensis Jacquin 1781. 
Cynodon virgatus Cynodon virgatus (Linnaeus) Raspail, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 5: 302. 1825.BASIONYM: Cynosurus virgatus Linnaeus 1759. 
Cynosurus domingensis Cynosurus domingensis Jacquin, Misc. Austriac. 2: 363. 1781. TYPE: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:
Diplachne domingensis Diplachne domingensis (Jacquin) Chapman, Fl. South. U.S., ed. 3. 609. 1897.BASIONYM: Cynosurus domingensis Jacquin 1781. 
Eleusine domingensis Eleusine domingensis (Jacquin) Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 87. 1805.BASIONYM: Cynosurus domingensis Jacquin 1781. 
Eleusine virgata Eleusine virgata (Linnaeus) Persoon, Syn. Pl. 1: 87. 1805.BASIONYM: Cynosurus virgatus Linnaeus 1759. 
Festuca domingensis Festuca domingensis (Jacquin) Lamarck, Tabl. Encycl. 1: 189. 1791.BASIONYM: Cynosurus domingensis Jacquin 1781. 
Festuca virgata Festuca virgata (Linnaeus) Lamarck, Tabl. Encycl. 1: 189. 1791.BASIONYM: Cynosurus virgatus Linnaeus 1759. 
Leptochloa domingensis Leptochloa domingensis (Jacquin) Trinius, Fund. Agrost. 133. 1820.BASIONYM: Cynosurus domingensis Jacquin 1781. 
Leptochloa virgata var. domingensis Leptochloa virgata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois, var. domingensis (Jacquin) Link ex Grisebach, Fl. Brit. W.I. 538. 1864.BASIONYM: Cynosurus domingensis Jacquin 1781. 
Leptostachys domingensis Leptostachys domingensis (Jacquin) G. Meyer, Prim. Fl. Esseq. 74. 1818.BASIONYM: Cynosurus domingensis Jacquin 1781. 
Leptostachys virgata Leptostachys virgata (Linnaeus) G. Meyer, Prim. Fl. Esseq. 74. 1818.BASIONYM: Cynosurus virgatus Linnaeus 1759. 
Rabdochloa domingensis Rabdochloa domingensis (Jacquin) Palisot de Beauvois, Ess. Agrostogr. 84, 159, 176. 1812.BASIONYM: Cynosurus domingensis Jacquin 1781. 
Rabdochloa virgata Rabdochloa virgata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois ex Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 788. 1891, non (Swartz) Palisot de Beauvois 1812.BASIONYM: Cynosurus virgatus Linnaeus 1759. 
Chloris digitaria Chloris digitaria Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 168. 1816. TYPE: PERU: Cajamarca: Prov. Jaen de Bracamoros, between the villages of Chontali and Colazey, Aug, Humboldt & Bonpland s.n. (holotype: P; isotype: US(fragm)).
Chloris gracilis Chloris gracilis Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 1: 168. 1816, non P. Durand 1808. TYPE: PERU: Cajamarca: Prov. Jaen de Bracamoros, near Tomependa, Aug, Humboldt & Bonpland s.n. (holotype: P).
Cynosurus virgatus Cynosurus virgatus Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 876. 1759. TYPE: JAMAICA: Without data, Browne s.n. (lectotype: LINN 91.18). Lectotypified by Hitchcock, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 12: 122. 1908.
Eleusine gracilis Eleusine gracilis (Nees von Esenbeck) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 1: 350. 1825, non Salisbury 1796.BASIONYM: Leptochloa gracilis Nees von Esenbeck 1824; Chloris gracilis Kunth 1816, non P. Durand 1808. 
Leptochloa digitaria Leptochloa digitaria (Kunth) Nees von Esenbeck, in Martius, Fl. Bras. Enum. Pl. 2(1): 433. 1829.BASIONYM: Chloris digitaria Kunth 1816. 
Leptochloa gracilis Leptochloa gracilis Nees von Esenbeck, Syll. Pl. Nov. 1: 4. 1824.BASIONYM: Chloris gracilis Kunth 1816, non P. Durand 1808. 
Leptochloa mutica Leptochloa mutica Steudel, Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 208. 1854. TYPE: SURINAM: Without data, Feb-Apr 1844, Kappler 1553 (holotype: P; isotype: US(fragm)).
Leptochloa perennis Leptochloa perennis Hackel, Informe Anual Estac. Centr. Agron. Cuba 1: 411. 1906. TYPE: CUBA: Santa Clara, Near La Magdalena, Cayamas, s.d., Baker 4617 (holotype: W; isotype: US(fragm)).
Leptochloa villosa Leptochloa villosa Ekman, Ark. Bot. 10(17): 31, t. 3(3), t. 6(16). 1911. TYPE: BRAZIL: Mato Grosso: Corumbá, 11 Apr 1903, Malme 3075 (holotype: S; isotype: US(fragm)).
Leptochloa virgata forma nana Leptochloa virgata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois, forma nana Lindman, Kongl. Svenska Vetenskapsakad. Handl. 14(6): 33. 1900. TYPE: PARAGUAY: Streets of Asunción, s.d., Balansa 121 (holotype: S?; isotype: MVFA(fragm)).
Leptochloa virgata var. aristata Leptochloa virgata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois, var. aristata E. Fournier, Mexic. Pl. 2: 146. 1886. TYPE: MEXICO:
Leptochloa virgata var. gracilis Leptochloa virgata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois, var. gracilis (Nees von Esenbeck) Grisebach, Fl. Brit. W.I. 538. 1864.BASIONYM: Leptochloa gracilis Nees von Esenbeck 1824; Chloris gracilis Kunth 1816, non P. Durand 1808. 
Leptochloa virgata var. intermedia Leptochloa virgata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois, var. intermedia E. Fournier, Mexic. Pl. 2: 146. 1886. TYPE: MEXICO:
Leptochloa virgata var. mutica Leptochloa virgata (Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois, var. mutica (Steudel) Döll, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 2(3): 91. 1878.BASIONYM: Leptochloa mutica Steudel 1854. 

Specimens

Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 21 Oct 1961 F. C. Craighead s.n.
USA Florida Collier Co. 10 Jul 1961 W. G. Atwater 2030
USA Florida Collier Co. 11 Feb 1998 K. Pierce s.n.
USA Florida Collier Co. 31 Mar 1999 B. F. Hansen 12888
Bahamas Eleuthera Island 15 Dec 1979 R. P. Wunderlin 8453
Trinidad & Tobago Trinidad 04 Dec 1912 A. S. Hitchcock 671
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