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
Name Verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Jan-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as sugar (presently used in the Niger basin fide CultTropS)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Grass Camer)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (in rice fields fide Pl Res SEAs 10:89. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - Transvaal
    • West Tropical Africa: Burkina Faso; Ghana; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Congo; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan - Sind; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Philippines

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. 1960 (Grass BCIP)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals (Pl Res SEAs) 10:89.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Holttum, R. E. et al. A revised flora of Malaya. 1953-1971 (F Malaya)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  • Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

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