Genus: Eleusine Gaertn.

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Eleusininae
Genus number: 4171
Last updated: 06-Feb-2017
Accession Count: 1601 (1454 active, 747 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. 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. DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plt056
  2. Bisht, M. S. & Y. Mukai. 2002. Genome organization and polyploid evolution in the genus Eleusine (Poaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 233:243-258.
  3. 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 9 July 2020.