Dinebra chinensis (L.) P. M. Peterson & N. Snow (syn: Leptochloa chinensis (L.) Nees) (S. Africa, Tropical & Subtropical Asia: Bangladesh, Borneo, Botswana, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, New Guinea, Northern Provinces, Philippines, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zimbabwe as per POWO)


Dinebra panicea (Retz.) P. M. Peterson & N. Snow (syn: Leptochloa panicea (Retz.) Ohwi) (Tropical & Subtropical Asia, America: Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Bangladesh, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, California, Cayman Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Georgia, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Malaya, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nevada, New Guinea, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pakistan, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Utah, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, Windward Is.; Introduced into: Andaman Is., Benin, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Comoros, Egypt, Ghana, Hawaii, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, Queensland, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe as per POWO)


Dinebra retroflexa (Vahl) Panz. (Africa to India, Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Afghanistan, Andaman Is., Angola, Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe; Introduced into: China South-Central, China Southeast, Czechoslovakia, Hawaii, Japan, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maryland, Mauritius, North Carolina, Queensland, Réunion, St.Helena, Thailand as per POWO)


Dinebra (Poaceae) page with comparative images:
Pl. go through‎ ‎‎Dinebra (Poaceae) page with comparative images of species in efloraofindia. On clicking the link of species, one can check the complete details.
I request you to pl. go through & point out mistakes, if any. I hope this will aid in identification in future. If anybody can send images of other species of this genus (for incorporation in the website), if any, or can identify unidentified images, it will be really nice. Pl. circulate it widely, for the benefit of all concerned.
Thanks a lot, Manoj Chandran ji, for most of the identifications.

The name Leptochloa chinensis and L.panicea needs to be retained or at least listed as a synonym to avoid confusion among taxonomists. The publication of new combination to Dinebra chinensis and D.panicea needs to be gone through. Powo does not mention this publication. If anyone is aware of the publication, kindly post.

I have now also mentioned the synonym.

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