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Taxon: Chloris pilosa Schumach.

 
Genus: Chloris
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 10273
Place of publication: Beskr. Guin. pl. 55. 1827
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where the name and diagnosis together (Shenzhen ICN Art. 46, Ex. 11, 15, & 24) and the description are all ascribed to Schumacher
Name Verified on: 04-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass Camer; Use Pl WT Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi


References:

  1. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  2. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: mentions
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  7. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun

Check other web resources for Chloris pilosa Schumach. :

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10273. Accessed 18 July 2019.