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Taxon: Eleusine floccifolia (Forssk.) Spreng.

 
Genus: Eleusine
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 14996
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 1:350. 1824 ("1825")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Nov-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia (n.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen (n.)


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya


References:

  1. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  2. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute African flowering plants database (on-line resource). (L Africa Online)
  3. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  4. Neves, S. S. et al. 2005. Phylogeny of Eleusine (Poaceae: Chloridoideae) based on nuclear ITS and plastid trnT-trnF sequences Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 35:395-419.
  5. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2015. A molecular phylogeny and classification of the Eleusininae with a new genus, Micrachne (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae) (Taxon) 64:445-467.
  6. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  7. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  8. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Eleusine floccifolia (Forssk.) Spreng. :

  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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=14996. Accessed 19 April 2019.