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Taxon: Eragrostis unioloides (Retz.) Nees

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 15329
Place of publication: E. G. Steudel, Syn. pl. glumac. 1:264. 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: 07-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.)]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


References:

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  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Eragrostis+unioloides&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  9. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  11. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  12. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  13. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  14. Lazarides, M. 1997. A revision of Eragrostis (Eragrostideae, Eleusininae, Poaceae) in Australia. Austral. Syst. Bot. 10:163.
  15. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  16. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2001. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): II. Subfamily Chloridoideae. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 41:113.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India
  19. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  20. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 4:128.
  21. Veldkamp, J. F. 2002. Revision of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae) in Malesia. Blumea 47:187.
  22. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  23. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  24. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun Note: introduced

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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=15329. Accessed 17 September 2019.