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Taxon: Eragrostis capensis (Thunb.) Trin.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 27879
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1(4):400. 1830
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Apr-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 12 (11 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal, Cape Province]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58 (Grass SAfr)
  3. Lazarides, M. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia (Grass SEAs)
  4. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Eragrostis capensis (Thunb.) Trin. :


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=27879. Accessed 18 June 2019.