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Taxon: Eragrostis racemosa (Thunb.) Steud.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 15304
Place of publication: Syn. pl. glumac. 1:271. 1854
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Apr-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 6 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan (s.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  3. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58 (Grass SAfr)
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia (F Ethiop)
  5. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Eragrostis racemosa (Thunb.) Steud. :


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=15304. Accessed 19 May 2019.