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Dactyloctenium aegyptium
(Poaceae)

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Species description or overview

Dactyloctenium aegyptium information from PIER
Information on Dactyloctenium aegyptium as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Dactyloctenium aegyptium
Nomenclatural information about Dactyloctenium aegyptium is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Dactyloctenium aegyptium information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Dactyloctenium aegyptium--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Dactyloctenium aegyptium information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Dactyloctenium aegyptium, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Dactyloctenium aegyptium
Nomenclatural information about Dactyloctenium aegyptium is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Poaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Dactyloctenium aegyptium as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Poaceae) (beach wiregrass)
Links to high-resolution free images of Dactyloctenium aegyptium (Poaceae) (beach wiregrass) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Dactyloctenium aegyptium information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Dactyloctenium aegyptium in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Dactyloctenium aegyptium images from PIER
Images of Dactyloctenium aegyptium provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Dactyloctenium aegyptium information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Dactyloctenium aegyptium in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Dactyloctenium aegyptium information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Dactyloctenium aegyptium--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Where to see this species

Kahoolawe (Kanaloa): natural areas of Hawaii
Forest and Kim Starr provide information about the island of Kahoolawe as a natural area in Hawaii. Links to additional resources are provided, as well as links to images of plant species found on Kahoolawe.


Books

Grasses of the Hawaiian ranges (book)
A complete list of all species covered in Grasses of the Hawaiian ranges (Whitney, Hosaka, and Ripperton, 1939) is presented, along with a complete bibliographic citation. This book "describes and illustrates 103 of the most important grasses in Hawaii.... There are many grasses, either recently introduced or slow to become acclimatized, that have not yet established themselves on the ranges; these are not here included. Species that are found outside the general range areas, as in summit bogs, forest reserves, and national parks, are also omitted. Keys to the tribes and genera [are also included." ([adapted] from the book's introduction)


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

The grasses of Hawaii
Hitchcock, A.S. 1922. The grasses of Hawaii. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press : New York, Kraus Reprint Co. (1974). 235 pp. illus. (line drawings).

Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Wood K. 2006. Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Botanical survey of Midway Atoll
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. Botanical survey of Midway Atoll. In: 1995-1999 Baseline Surveys for Alien Species in Marine and Terrestrial Habitats on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Oahu Offshore Islets Pictorial Guide: Common Plants of Oahu's Offshore Islets
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Pictorial Guide: Common Plants of Oahu's Offshore Islets. Prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.


Other resources

The grasses of Hawaii
Hitchcock, A.S. 1922. The grasses of Hawaii. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press : New York, Kraus Reprint Co. (1974). 235 pp. illus. (line drawings).


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