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Urochloa platyphylla
Broadleaf signalgrass


Urochloa platyphylla
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Família/Family: Poaceae

Grupo/Group: Monocotiledón/Monocotyledon.

Distribución nativa/Native range: Antillas Mayores (Puerto Rico, Cuba), Norteamérica and Sudamérica. / The Greater Antilles (Puerto Rico, Cuba), North America and South America.

Mapa de ubicaciones / Map of locations


ESTATUS EN LA ISLA DE PUERTO RICO/STATUS ON THE ISLAND OF PUERTO RICO
Presencia/Occurence: Reportado/Reported.

Historia y distribución/History and distribution: An herbaceous grass reported by Liogier & Martorell (2000) as occurring in moist places but rejected by Axelrod (2011) based on no specimens seen and by Acevedo-Rodríguez & Strong (2012, 2016). However, there is a specimen online at the NY herbarium annotated as this by Frank Axelrod in 2006 (Acosta s.n.), collected in 1967 in Gurabo.

TAXONOMÍA/TAXONOMY
Nombre científico con autores/Scientific name with authors: Urochloa platyphylla (Munro ex Wright) R.D. Webster

Sinónimos/Synonyms: Brachiaria extensa Chase.




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