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Taxon: Eragrostis nigra Nees

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 15284
Place of publication: E. G. Steudel, Syn. pl. glumac. 1:267. 1854
Link to protologue:
Comment: Steudel acknowledges in his preface (p. vii) that Nees made his manuscript "Supplementa Graminearum" available to him for insertion in this work
Name Verified on: 29-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • capim-amoroso-escurecido  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (in tea plantations)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Henan Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]

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


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  5. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  6. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan. Note: mentions
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India
  9. Veldkamp, J. F. 2002. Revision of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae) in Malesia. Blumea 47:181.

Check other web resources for Eragrostis nigra Nees :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=15284. Accessed 20 July 2019.