Genus: Eleusine Gaertn.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Genus number: 4171
Last updated: 06-Feb-2017
Accession Count: 1601 (1454 active, 748 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Agrawal, R. et al. 2014. Chloroplast genes as genetic markers for inferring patterns of change, maternal ancestry and phylogenetic relationships among Eleusine species. AoB Pl. 6:plt056.
  • Bisht, M. S. & Y. Mukai 2002. Genome organization and polyploid evolution in the genus Eleusine (Poaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 233:243-258.
  • Neves, S. S. et al. 2005. Phylogeny of Eleusine (Poaceae: Chloridoideae) based on nuclear ITS and plastid trnT-trnF sequences. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 35:395-419.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    Note: Log on to KBD for better access.
  • Google Scholar   


Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Eleusine
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 24 June 2019.