Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web ReferencesImages

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"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Nov-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 30 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; 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, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea (incl. Bioko)
    • 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, Eswatini, Namibia, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]
    • 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 Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Hainan Sheng]

    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 [Amapá, Ceará, Espírito Santo, Maranhão, Mato Grosso do Sul, Pará, Rio de Janeiro]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976-. Flora of Libya. Note: lists as Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) P. Beauv.
  3. Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. 2005. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  4. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  5. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  6. Chaudhary, S. A. 1987. Weeds of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula.
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  8. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  9. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Dactyloctenium+aegyptium&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  11. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  12. Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2
  13. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  14. Giraldo-Cañas, D. 2011. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en Colombia. Darwiniana 49:139-247.
  15. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  16. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  17. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. Note: lists as Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) P. Beauv.
  18. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. Note: lists as "Dactyloctenium aegypticum" (L.) P. Beauv.
  19. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  20. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  21. Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. Note: lists as Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) P. Beauv.
  22. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. Note: lists as Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) P. Beauv.
  23. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  24. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  25. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. Note: lists as Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) P. Beauv.
  26. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. Note: lists as Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Richt.
  27. Migahid, A. M. 1988-1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  28. Miller, A. G. & M. Morris. 2004. Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago.
  29. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope. 1996-. Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra.
  30. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. Note: lists as Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Asch. & Schw.
  31. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  32. Norton, J. et al. 2009. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar.
  33. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2001. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): II. Subfamily Chloridoideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41:64-65.
  34. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. Note: lists as Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Asch. & Schw.
  35. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  36. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  37. Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India
  38. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  39. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:104.
  40. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  41. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq. Note: lists as Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) P. Beauv.
  42. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  43. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  44. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/poaceae/dactyloctenium-aegyptium/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  45. Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  46. Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the Yemen flora.
  47. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  48. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.
  49. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun
  50. Plants of southern Africa: an online checklist.

Check other web resources for Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd. :

Images:


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=13133. Accessed 23 July 2019.