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Taxon: Fingerhuthia africana Lehm.

 
Genus: Fingerhuthia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Unioliinae
Nomen number: 17106
Place of publication: Sem. hort. bot. hamburg. 1834:7. 1834 (Linnaea 10, litt.:112. 1836)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Apr-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • thimble grass  (Source: Grass SAfr) - English
  • Zulu-fescue  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • vingerhoedgras  (Source: Grass SAfr) - Afrikaans

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  5. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  6. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  7. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  8. 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=17106. Accessed 22 February 2019.