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.)
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: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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 (fide Kingsbury)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Israel; Jordan; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar; Thailand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Hungary; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Croatia; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

    . widely natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. 1976- (F Libya)
  • Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. 1960 (Grass BCIP)
  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. 1995 (L Egypt)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • 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.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Koyama, T. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions. 1987 (Grass Japan)
  • Lazarides, M. 1997. A revision of Eragrostis (Eragrostideae, Eleusininae, Poaceae) in Australia Austral. Syst. Bot. 10:105.
  • Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3. 1988-1990 (F Saudi ed3)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • 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.
  • Peterson, P. M. & J. Valdés-Reyna 2005. Eragrostis (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Eragrostideae: Eragrostidinae) from northeastern Mexico (Sida) 21:1374-1378.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. 1993- (F Somalia)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 2002. Revision of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae) in Malesia (Blumea) 47:171.
  • Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. 1997 (F Yemen)
  • Zeid, M. et al. 2012. Genetic diversity in tef (Eragrostis tef) germplasm using SSR markers Field Crops Res. 127:64-70.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. 1966- (F Palest)

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