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Echinochloa colona  (L.) Link
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40670

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Panicum colonum L.
    Echinochloa colonum (L.) Link
    Echinochloa zonalis (Guss.) Parl.
    Milium colonum (L.) Kunth
    Milium colonum (L.) Moench
    Oplismenus colonus (L.) Kunth
    Oplismenus muticus Phil.
    Oplismenus repens J. Presl
    Panicum incertum Bosc ex Steud.
    Panicum prorepens Steud.
    Panicum zonale Guss.
    Echinochloa crus-galli ssp. colona (L.) Honda
    Panicum crus-galli ssp. colona (L.) Makino & Nemoto
    Panicum crusgalli ssp. colonum (L.) Makino & Nemoto
    Echinochloa colona var. zonalis (Guss.) Wooton & Standl.
    Echinochloa colonum var. zonalis (Guss.) Wooton & Standl.
    Echinochloa crus-galli var. longiseta (Trin.) Hara
    Oplismenus colonus var. zonalis (Guss.) Schrad.
    Oplismenus crus-galli var. colonum (L.) Coss. & Durieu
    Panicum colonum var. humile Nees
    Panicum colonum var. zonale (Guss.) L.H. Dewey
    Panicum crus-galli var. colonum (L.) Fiori
    Panicum crus-galli var. colonum Cosson ex Richter
    Panicum crus-galli var. longisetum Trin.
    Echinochloa colona f. vivipara Beetle
    Echinochloa colona f. zonalis (Guss.) Wiegand
    Echinochloa crus-galli f. longiseta (Trin.) Farw.
    Panicum colonum f. maculatum Arechav.
  Common Name(s): watergrass
    jungle rice
    jungle ricegrass [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusEchinochloa P. Beauv. – cockspur, cockspur grass, barnyardgrass  
                                  SpeciesEchinochloa colona (L.) Link – watergrass, jungle rice, junglerice, jungle ricegrass  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Echinochloa colona   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Echinochloa colona   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Echinochloa colona   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Echinochloa colona   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Echinochloa colona   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  






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