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Hymenachne amplexicaulis (West Indian marsh grass)

Synonyms:

Attributes

Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Grass

Protected Areas

Ecosystems

Predators

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Capybara)[3]
Porphyrio martinica (Purple Gallinule)[4]
Trichechus inunguis (Amazonian Manatee)[5]

Distribution

Caribbean; North America;

External References

USDA Plant Profile

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3Animals of the Rainforest
4FEEDING ECOLOGY OF THE PURPLE GALLINULE (Porphyrula martinica) IN THE CENTRAL LLANOS OF VENEZUELA, Zaida Tárano, Stuart Strahl and Juhani Ojasti, ECOTROPICOS 8(1-2): 53-61. 1995
5Food Plants Eaten by Amazonian Manatees (Trichechus inunguis, Mammalia : Sirenia), Ioni G. Colares and Elton P. Colares, Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, Vol. 45, N. 1 : pp. 67 - 72, March, 2002