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Urochloa is represented in Texas by three species, U. mosambicensis, U. panicoides, and U. reptans. Urochloa mosambicensis is being reported new for Texas. Urochloa panicoides has recently been reported in the state and is listed in the Federal Noxious Weed Act. Urochloa reptans has been recognized in Texas and the U. S. as Panicum reptans or, more recently, Brachiaria reptans. A key to distinguish related genera, a key to the species of Urochloa in Texas, species descriptions, and their distribution in Texas are provided.


Urochloa está representada en Texas por tres especies, U. mosambicensis, U. panicoides y U. reptans. Urochloa mosambicensis se cita como nueva para Texas. Urochloa panicoides ha sido citada recientemente en el estado y está catalogada en la Ley Federal de Plantas Nocivas (Federal Noxious Weed Act). Urochloa reptans ha sido reconocida en Texas y en el resto de los Estados Unidos como Panicum reptans, o más recientemente como Brachiaria reptans. Se ofrece una clave para identificar los géneros próximos, otra clave para las especies de Urochloa en Texas, así como descripciones de las especies y su distribución en Texas.


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