Taxon: Echinochloa stagnina (Retz.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Echinochloa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Boivinellinae
Nomen number: 14836
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 53, 161, 171. 1812
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/394240
Comment: misspelled "stagminum" on p. 53, combination made in index
Typification:
Name Verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as sugar (presently used in the Niger basin fide CultTropS)
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (in rice fields)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Congo, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Transvaal (n.)]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, [Sind] Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  6. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals (Pl Res SEAs) 10:89.
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  10. Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. (F Malaya)
  11. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  12. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  16. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  17. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  18. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  19. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  20. Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  21. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

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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=14836. Accessed 21 June 2018.