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Taxon: Fingerhuthia sesleriiformis Nees

 
Genus: Fingerhuthia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Unioliinae
Nomen number: 17107
Place of publication: Fl. Afr. austral. ill. 136, 138. 1841 "sesleriaeformis"
Link to protologue:
Comment: spelling corrected in accordance with Melbourne ICN Art. 60.8 and Rec. 60G
Name Verified on: 24-Aug-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Aug-2018
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 6 (6 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • thimble grass  (Source: Grass SAfr) - English
  • vingerhoedgras  (Source: Grass SAfr) - Afrikaans

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)

Check other web resources for Fingerhuthia sesleriiformis Nees :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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=17107. Accessed 23 January 2019.