Taxon: Apera interrupta (L.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Apera
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Poinae
Nomen number: 70080
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 31, 151. 1812
Name Verified on: 06-mai-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-août-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • dense silky-bent  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • interrupted wind grass  (Source: Weed Technol) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Weed CRCAustralia)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Egypt; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iraq; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine - Krym
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Norway; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; United States
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile

References:

  • Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. 1960 (Grass BCIP)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • McNeill, J. 1981. Apera, silky-bent or windgrass, an important weed genus recently discovered in Ontario, Canada Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 61:479-485.
  • Northam, F. E. & R. H. Callihan 1992. The windgrasses (Apera Adans., Poaceae) in North America Weed Technol. 6:445-450.
  • Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. 2007 (Weed CRCAustralia)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:115.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. 1966- (F Iraq)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  • Ugarte, E. et al. 2011. Vascular alien flora, Chile (Check List) 7:365-382.

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