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
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Typification:
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 ()

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, Yunnan]

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

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


References:

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

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=401642. Accessed 22 April 2018.