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Taxon: Eragrostis aethiopica Chiov.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 27859
Place of publication: L. Robecchi-Bricchetti, Somalia & Benadir 726. 1899
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa [Transvaal]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  3. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  4. Gugsa, L. & T. Mengiste 1999. The crossability of Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) trotter with its wild close relatives Proc. Annual Conf. Crop Science Soc. Ethiopia. 57-60.
  5. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  6. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  7. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  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=27859. Accessed 21 February 2019.