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Taxon: Ehrharta erecta Lam.

Genus: Ehrharta
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Ehrhartoideae tribe: Ehrharteae.
Nomen number: 14903
Place of publication: Encycl. 2:347. 1786
Name verified on: 21-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Apr-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • panic veldt grass   (Source: Econ Pl Aust ) – English
  • perennial grass   (Source: Pl Invasion ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire [e.]
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana [s.e.]; Lesotho; South Africa - Cape Province [s.], Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal; Swaziland
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Yemen

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • EUROPE
    Europe [s.]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [w.]

References:

  • Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Thulin, M., ed. 1993–. Flora of Somalia.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Ehrharta erecta Lam.:


Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?14903 (21 April 2014)

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