Taxon: Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd.

 
Genus: Dactyloctenium
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Nomen number: 13133
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 2:1029. 1809 "aegyptiacum"
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 24-Nov-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Animal food: forage ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde, Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen [Socotra]
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (incl. Pemba, Zanzibar), Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (incl. Bioko), Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey (s.)
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hainan, Yunnan, Zhejiang]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Philippines


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapa, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Maranhao, Mato Grosso do Sul, Para, Rio de Janeiro]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13133. Accessed 22 May 2018.