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Taxon: Eragrostis viscosa (Retz.) Trin.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 15330
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1(4):397. 1830
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Dec-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • sticky love grass  (Source: Grass SAfr) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Cape Province (n.), Free State (n.), Transvaal]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Philippines


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  2. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  4. Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2
  5. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  6. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  7. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  8. Holttum, R. E. et al. 1953-1971. A revised flora of Malaya.
  9. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  10. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  11. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  12. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  13. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

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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=15330. Accessed 15 September 2019.