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Taxon: Eleusine africana Kenn.-O’Byrne

Synonym of Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn. subsp. africana (Kenn.-O’Byrne) Hilu & de Wet

 
Genus: Eleusine
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Nomen number: 315751
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 1957:65. 1957
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Nov-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  1. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute. African flowering plants database (on-line resource).
  2. de Wet, J. M. J. et al. 1984. Systematics and evolution of Eleusine coracana (Gramineae). Amer. J. Bot. 71:552.
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  5. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  6. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  7. Hiremath, S. C. & S. S. Salimath. 1992. The 'A' genome donor of Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn. (Gramineae). Theor. Appl. Genet. 84:747-754. Note: as Eleusine africana, tetraploid ancestor of E. coracana
  8. Liu, Q. et al. 2014. Low-copy nuclear gene and McGISH resolves polyploid history of Eleusine coracana and morphological character evolution in Eleusine. Turk. J. Bot. 38:1-12.
  9. Mallikharjun, D. R. et al. 2005. Genome interrelationship in the genus Eleusine (Poaceae) as revealed through heteroploid crosses. Caryologia 58:300-307.
  10. Peterson, P. M. et al. 2015. A molecular phylogeny and classification of the Eleusininae with a new genus, Micrachne (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Cynodonteae). Taxon 64:445-467.
  11. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia. Note: = Eleusine indica subsp. africana (Kenn.-O'Byrne) S. M. Phillips
  12. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: = Eleusine indica subsp. africana (Kenn.-O'Byrne) S. M. Phillips
  13. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Eleusine africana Kenn.-O’Byrne :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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=315751. Accessed 24 August 2019.