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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.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sao Tome and Principe
    • 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 [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Jalisco, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Yucatán]

    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. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica Note: mentions
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. Note: mentions
  6. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  7. Renvoize, S. A. 1984. The grasses of 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 18 July 2019.