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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. Last Changed: 24-Jul-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 5 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (in tea plantations); potential seed contaminant (in tea plantations)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

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


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia. 1980 (Grass SEAs)
  6. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE 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 19 January 2019.