Taxon: Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Eragrostideae
Nomen number: 15320
Place of publication: Boll. Soc. Bot. Ital. 1918:62. 1918
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 422 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass SAfr)
  • Human food: cereal (fide Dict Econ Pl)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Pl Book; Grass SAfr)

Distributional Range:

    Naturalized:

    . sometimes natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Cheverton, M. R. & G. P. Chapman 1989. Ethiopian t'ef: a cereal confined to its centre of variability (New Crops Food Ind) 235-238.
  • D'Andrea, A. C. 2008. T’ef (Eragrostis tef) in ancient agricultural systems of highland Ethiopia Econ. Bot. 62:547-566.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  • Ingram, A. L. & J. J. Doyle 2003. The origin and evolution of Eragrostis tef (Poaceae) and related polyploids: evidence from nuclear waxy and plastid rps16 Amer. J. Bot. 90:116-122.
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Ketema, S. 1997. Tef. Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter (Prom Underused Crops) 12:1-52.
  • Lazarides, M. 1997. A revision of Eragrostis (Eragrostideae, Eleusininae, Poaceae) in Australia Austral. Syst. Bot. 10:157.
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 1968 (Dict Econ Pl)
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 2002. Revision of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae) in Malesia (Blumea) 47:186.
  • Zeid, M. et al. 2011. Eragrostis (Wild Crop Rel Mil Gr) 8:135-151.
  • Zeid, M. et al. 2012. Genetic diversity in tef (Eragrostis tef) germplasm using SSR markers Field Crops Res. 127:64-70.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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