Taxon: Eragrostis pilosa (L.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 15295
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 71, 162, 175. 1812
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/394241
Comment: combination made in index
Typification:
Name Verified on: 20-Oct-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • hairy love grass  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • India love grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Indian love grass  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Jersey lovegrass  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • soft love grass  (Source: Aust Pl Common Names) - English
  • pâturin poilu  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • behaartes Liebesgras  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • capim-barbicha-de-alemão  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capim-mimoso  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capim-orvalho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capim-peludo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • panasco  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • barba de indio  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of teff ()
  • Gene sources: progenitor of teff ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea, Taiwan

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

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part, [European part (s.)] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Nebraska, North Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (n.w.)]


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15295. Accessed 26 May 2018.