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Taxon: Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 27889
Place of publication: Fl. Afr. austral. ill. 397. 1841
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7363045
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 604 (549 active, 548 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder; forage
  • Environmental: revegetator
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Germany, Switzerland
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Georgia, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraíba, Paraná, São Paulo, Distrito Federal]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay


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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=27889. Accessed 20 September 2019.