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Taxon: Anthephora pubescens Nees

 
Genus: Anthephora
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Paniceae
Subtribe: Anthephorinae
Nomen number: 3546
Place of publication: Fl. Afr. austral. ill. 74. 1841
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7362722
Name Verified on: 24-Aug-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-May-2019
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 35 (27 active, 23 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; forage

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Mali
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Free State, Northern Cape, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West]


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (s. (natzd.?))


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  4. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58 (Grass SAfr)
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 (Mansf Ency)
  6. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia (F Ethiop)
  7. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  9. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Anthephora pubescens Nees :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=3546. Accessed 27 June 2019.