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Megathyrsus maximus

Taxonomy ID: 59788 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid59788)
Scientific name: Megathyrsus maximus (Jacq.) B.K.Simon & S.W.L.Jacobs
Inherited blast name: monocots
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
synonym: Panicum maximum Jacq.
synonym: Urochloa maxima (Jacq.) R.D.Webster
common name: Guinea grass
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Petrosaviidae; commelinids; Poales; Poaceae; PACMAD clade; Panicoideae; Panicodae; Paniceae; Melinidinae; Megathyrsus
   Entrez records   
Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 211
Nucleotide EST 196
Protein 225
Genome 1
Popset 14
PubMed Central 231
Gene 131
SRA Experiments 17
Bio Project 6
Bio Sample 19
Taxonomy 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneAliscioni SS et al. 2003
Aliscioni SS, Giussani LM, Zuloaga FO, and Kellogg EA. 2003. A molecular phylogeny of Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae): tests of monophyly and phylogenetic placement within the Panicoideae. American Journal of Botany 90: 796-821. doi:

Nota BeneIPNI (Jun 03, 2009)
Name verified on 3 June 2009, in: The International Plant Names Index (2004). Published on the Internet

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Jun 03, 2009)
Name verified on 3 June 2009 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Simon BK & Jacobs SWL 2003
Simon BK & Jacobs SWL. 2003. Megathyrsus, a new generic name for Panicum subgenus Megathyrsus. Austrobaileya 6(3): 571-574.

Nota BeneSoreng RJ et al. 2003 & on
Soreng RJ, G Davidse, PM Peterson, FO Zuloaga, EJ Judziewicz, TS Filgueiras & O Morrone 2003 and onwards. On-line taxonomic novelties and updates, distributional additions and corrections, and editorial changes since the four published volumes of the Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) published in Contributions from the United States National Herbarium Vols. 39, 41, 46, and 48. Internet Catalogue of New World Grasses

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