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
Name Verified on: 28-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Sep-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Econ Pl Aust)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangdong, - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Northern Territory, - Queensland, - South Australia, - Western Australia

References:

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

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