Taxon: Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 27885
Place of publication: Mitt. Naturwiss. Vereins Univ. Wien ser. 2, 5:110. 1907 (Vignolo, Malpighia 18:386. 1904, pro syn.)
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jun-2014
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • gray love grass  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • stink grass  (Source: Intermt F) - English
  • großes Liebesgras  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • graminha  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Israel, Jordan, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Croatia, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  2. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  3. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  4. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  6. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  7. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  8. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  10. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  11. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  12. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  13. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  14. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  15. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  16. 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.
  17. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  18. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  19. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
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  21. Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  22. Lazarides, M. 1997. A revision of Eragrostis (Eragrostideae, Eleusininae, Poaceae) in Australia Austral. Syst. Bot. 10:105.
  23. Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3. (F Saudi ed3)
  24. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  25. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  26. Perry, G. & J. McNeill 1986. The nomenclature of Eragrostis cilianensis (Poaceae) and the contribution of Bellardi to Allioni's Flora Pedemontana (Taxon) 35:696-701.
  27. Peterson, P. M. & J. Valdés-Reyna 2005. Eragrostis (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Eragrostideae: Eragrostidinae) from northeastern Mexico (Sida) 21:1374-1378.
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  29. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  30. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  31. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  32. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  33. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  34. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  35. Veldkamp, J. F. 2002. Revision of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae) in Malesia (Blumea) 47:171.
  36. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  37. Zeid, M. et al. 2012. Genetic diversity in tef (Eragrostis tef) germplasm using SSR markers Field Crops Res. 127:64-70.
  38. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=27885. Accessed 25 April 2018.