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Taxon: Eleusine multiflora Hochst. ex A. Rich.

 
Genus: Eleusine
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 14999
Place of publication: Tent. fl. abyss. 2:412. 1850-1851
Link to protologue:
Comment: the date of volume 2 of Richard's work, lacking from the title page but given as 1850 in TL-2, is given by Pritzel as 1851 (K. Gandhi, pers. comm. via e-mail on 29 Jun 2012)
Name Verified on: 29-Nov-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jun-2012
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • fat-spike yard grass  (Source: BSBI) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Federal District, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala]


References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  2. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute African flowering plants database (on-line resource). (L Africa Online)
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  5. Herrera-Arrieta, Y. Las Gramíneus de Durango. 2001 (Grass Durango)
  6. 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.
  7. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  8. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  9. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Eleusine multiflora Hochst. ex A. Rich. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • 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=14999. Accessed 16 February 2019.