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Taxon: Eragrostis japonica (Thunb.) Trin.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 15261
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1(4):405. 1830
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Japanese love grass  (Source: Use Pl WT Afr) - English
  • pond love grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • kogome-kaze-kusa  (Source: Grass Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Guangdong, Hubei, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri (s.e.), Oklahoma (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (s.w.), Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee (s.w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  9. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  11. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  12. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  13. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  14. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  15. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  16. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2001. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): II. Subfamily Chloridoideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41:95.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Renvoize, S. A. The grasses of Bahia. 1984 (Grass Bahia)
  19. Renvoize, S. A. Gramineas de Bolivia. 1998 (Grass Bolivia)
  20. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  21. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  22. Veldkamp, J. F. 2002. Revision of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae) in Malesia (Blumea) 47:176.
  23. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)
  24. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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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=15261. Accessed 21 February 2019.