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Taxon: Eragrostis prolifera (Sw.) Steud.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 15302
Place of publication: Syn. pl. glumac. 1:278. 1854
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Dominican love grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Sao Tome and Principe, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Campeche, Nayarit, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Antigua] Cuba, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Martinique, St. Lucia
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  6. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  7. Renvoize, S. A. The grasses of Bahia. 1984 (Grass Bahia)

Check other web resources for Eragrostis prolifera (Sw.) Steud. :

  • 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.

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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=15302. Accessed 19 March 2019.