Taxon: Echinochloa esculenta (A. Braun) H. Scholz

 
Genus: Echinochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Panicoideae
      Tribe: Paniceae
Nomen number: 317845
Place of publication: Taxon 41:523. 1992
Comment: [or E. crus-galli Esculenta Group]
Name Verified on: 01-Dec-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Cover Crop Database)
  • Human food: cereal (fide Grass Japan, as E. crus-galli subsp. utilis)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Econ Pl Aust, as E. utilis)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Econ Pl Aust, as E. utilis)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (photosensitivity fide Connor, as Echinochloa utilis)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • : Africa; North America; South America
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Northern America

    • : Africa; North America; South America
  • Southern America

    • : Africa; North America; South America

References:

  • 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)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  • Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • 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)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program UC SAREP on-line cover crop database (on-line resource). (Cover Crop Database)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): III. Subfamilies Panicoideae, Aristidoideae, Arundinoideae, and Danthonioideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 46:220.

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