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Taxon: Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) Vignolo ex Janch.

Genus: Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Eragrostideae.
Nomen number: 27885
Place of publication: Mitt. Naturwiss. Vereins Univ. Wien ser. 2, 5:110. 1907 (Vignolo, Malpighia 18:386. 1904, pro syn.)
Name verified on: 11-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 26-Jun-2014
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 5 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.


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Common names:

  • gray love grass   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • stink grass   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • großes Liebesgras   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • graminha   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
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Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Weed CIBA)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Israel; Jordan; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan
    Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar; Thailand
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Hungary; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Moldova; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Croatia; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976–. Flora of Libya.
  • Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan.
  • Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  • Boulos, L. 1999–. Flora of Egypt.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2.
  • Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  • Koyama, T. 1987. Grasses of Japan and its neighboring regions.
  • Lazarides, M. 1997. A revision of Eragrostis (Eragrostideae, Eleusininae, Poaceae) in Australia. Austral. Syst. Bot. 10:105.
  • Migahid, A. M. 1988–1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Perry, G. & J. McNeill. 1986. The nomenclature of Eragrostis cilianensis (Poaceae) and the contribution of Bellardi to Allioni's Flora Pedemontana. Taxon 35:696–701.
  • Peterson, P. M. & J. Valdés-Reyna. 2005. Eragrostis (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Eragrostideae: Eragrostidinae) from northeastern Mexico. Sida 21:1374–1378.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Thulin, M., ed. 1993–. Flora of Somalia.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.
  • Veldkamp, J. F. 2002. Revision of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae) in Malesia. Blumea 47:171.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
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