Eremochloa ophiuroides (Munro) Hack. (in A.L.P.P. de Candolle & A.C.P. de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 6: 261. 1889.)
Localities: West Indies (exotic), Greater Antilles [ Puerto Rico (naturalized)[], ], North America (exotic), Old World (native: Asia),
Common Names: Ciempiés (Puerto Rico),
Synonyms: Ischaemum ophiuroides Munro (Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 4: 363. 1860.),
Citations:1). Hitchcock, A.S. 1936. Manual of the grasses of the West Indies. U.S.D.A. Miscellaneous Publication No. 243. United States Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. 2). Otero, J.I., R.A. Toro and Pagán de Otero. 1945. Catalogo de los nombres vulgares y científicos de algunas plantas puertorriqueñas. 2nd. ed. Universidad de Puerto Rico. 3). The C.V. Starr Virtual Herbarium. 2003. Vascular plants type catalog. New York Botanical Garden. Website: 4). Torres Santana, C.W. 2007. Introduced Plants in Puerto Rico (unpublished draft). 5). 2008. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis. Website: 6). Zuloaga, F.O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46: 1-662.
Last edited 14 May 08