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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.
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. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  2. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  3. 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. Note: reports unsuccessful crosses attempts of Eragrostis tef with E. aethiopica
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  5. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  7. Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the Yemen flora.
  8. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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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 18 August 2019.