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Taxon: Elytrophorus spicatus (Willd.) A. Camus

 
Genus: Elytrophorus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Arundinoideae
Tribe: Molinieae
Nomen number: 401642
Place of publication: H. Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 7:547. 1923
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon (n.)
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana (n.), Namibia (n.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Yunnan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (n.), Queensland, South Australia (n.), Western Australia, Northern Territory]


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  5. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  6. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  7. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  8. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  9. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  10. Lazarides, M. 1980. The tropical grasses of Southeast Asia
  11. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  12. Shukla, U. 1996. Grasses of north-eastern India
  13. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  14. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun

Check other web resources for Elytrophorus spicatus (Willd.) A. Camus :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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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=401642. Accessed 16 July 2019.