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Taxon: Eragrostis gangetica (Roxb.) Steud.

 
Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Eragrostideae
Subtribe: Eragrostidinae
Nomen number: 417306
Place of publication: Syn. pl. glumac. 1:266. 1854
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • slimflower love grass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Bihar, Meghalaya, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Manipur] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia


    Naturalized



    Northern America
    • United States (s.e.)


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  2. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  6. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  7. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  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. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Shukla, U. Grasses of north-eastern India. 1996 (Grass NE India)
  12. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  13. Veldkamp, J. F. 2002. Revision of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae) in Malesia (Blumea) 47:175.
  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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=417306. Accessed 19 April 2019.