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Taxon: Eustachys paspaloides (Vahl) Lanza & Mattei

 
Genus: Eustachys
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 16464
Place of publication: Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Giardino Colon. Palermo 9:56. 1910
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Sep-2000
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 15 (6 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • red Rhodes grass  (Source: F Zamb) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal, Cape Province]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


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. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  7. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

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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=16464. Accessed 21 May 2019.