Dactyloctenium aristatum Link

First published in Hort. Berol. 1: 59 (1827)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Tropical Africa to Kenya and NW. India. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, West Himalaya, Yemen

Introduced into:

Mexico Southeast

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bor, N.L. (1970). Flora Iranica 70: 1-573. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Clayton, W.D., Phillips, S.M., Renvoize, S.A. (1974). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 2: 177-449.
  • Cope, T.A. (1982). Flora of Pakistan 143: 1-678. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Cope, T.A., Knees, S.G. & Miller, A.G. (2007). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 5(1): 1-387. Edinburgh University Press.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Dávila, P., Mejia-Saulés, M.T., Gómez-Sánchez, N., Valdés-Reyna, J., Ortíz, J.J., Morín, C., Castrejón, J. & Ocampo, A. (2006). Catálogo de las Gramíneas de México: 1-671. CONABIO, México city.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 7: 1-430. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarkhand. Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: i-ii, 1-298. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bor, N.L. (1970). Flora Iranica 70: 1-573. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Clayton, W.D., Phillips, S.M., Renvoize, S.A. (1974). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 2: 177-449.
  • Cope, T.A., Knees, S.G. & Miller, A.G. (2007). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 5(1): 1-387. Edinburgh University Press.
  • Dávila, P., Mejia-Saulés, M.T., Gómez-Sánchez, N., Valdés-Reyna, J., Ortíz, J.J., Morín, C., Castrejón, J. & Ocampo, A. (2006). Catálogo de las Gramíneas de México: 1-671. CONABIO, México city.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 7: 1-430. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Kandwal, M.K. & Gupta, B.K. (2009). An update on grass flora of Uttarkhand. Indian Journal of Forestry 32: 657-668.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: i-ii, 1-298. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by T. A. Cope [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Chiov., Fl. Somala 1: 337 (1929).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 427 (1956).
  • Link, Hort. Reg. Bot. Berol. 1: 59 (1827).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Rose Innes, R.; Trump, E.C. [[RI&T 946] Somalia K002091985 Yes
Duthie, J.E. [7699] India K000618892 Yes
Thulin, M.; Hedrén, M.; Abdi, M.; Dahir [7274] Somalia K002091995 Yes
Hemming, C.F. [2358] Somalia K002092003 Yes
Moggi, G.; Bavazzano, R. [310] Somalia K002091979 Yes
Moggi, G.; Bavazzano, R. [2695] Somalia K002091978 Yes
Miller, A.G.; Guarino, L.; Obadi, N.; Hassan, M.; Mohammed, N. [M8233B] Yemen K002091067 Yes
Rose Innes, R.; Trump, E.C. [R[I&]T 926] Somalia K002091992 Yes
Tardelli, M.; Bavazzano, R. [625] Somalia K002091972 Yes
Farooqi, L.A.; Qaiser, M. [2178] Pakistan K002091354 Yes
Bally, P.R.O. [B 7012] Sudan K002091952 Yes
Smith, A.R.; Lavranos, J. [676] Yemen K002091070 Yes
s.coll. [69] Yemen K002091072 Yes
Rose Innes, R. [RRI 784] Somalia K002091987 No
Drake-Brockman, D.R.E. [657] Somalia K002092001 Yes
Moggi, G.; Bavazzano, R. [47] Somalia K002091971 Yes
Bally, P.R.O. [B 6838] Eritrea K002091964 Yes
Smith, S.; Gilliland [4027] Eritrea K002091960 Yes
Moggi, G.; Bavazzano, R. [2012] Somalia K002091968 Yes
Ehrenberg, C.G. [231] Saudi Arabia K002091061 Yes
McCann, C. [5447] India K002091356 Yes
Edwards, S.; Tewoldeberhan, G.E. [3904] Eritrea K002091962 Yes
Stewart, R.R. [24780] Pakistan K002091353 Yes
Ciferri, R. [62] Somalia K002091980 Yes
Bavazzano, R. [s.n.] Somalia K002091973 Yes
Miller, A.G.; Guarino, L.; Obadi, N.; Hassan, M.; Mohammed, N. [M8456B] Yemen K002091068 Yes
Gillett, J.B.; Hemming, C.F.; Watson, R.M. [22192] Somalia K002091996 Yes
Bavazzano, R.; Tardelli, M. [562] Somalia K002091974 Yes
{Ogilvie; Grant; Forbes} [25] Yemen K002091071 Yes
Rose Innes, R. [RRI 873] Somalia K002091984 Yes
Khalid [22] Sudan K002091950 No
Stocks, J.E. [s.n.] India K002091357 Yes
Moggi, G.; Bavazzano, R. [2202] Somalia K002091969 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Pakistan K002091352 Yes
Kuchar, P. [15379] Somalia K002091986 Yes
[Thuderton] [32] India K002091358 Yes
Hemming, C.F. [1141] Eritrea K002091961 No
Friis, I.; Vollesen, K.B.; Hassan, A.S. [5030] Somalia K002091993 Yes
s.coll. [656] Somalia K002092000 Yes
Moggi, G.; Bavazzano, R. [1436] Somalia K002091976 Yes
Carter [1906] Sudan K002091953 Yes
Miller, A.G.; Bazara'a, M.; Guarino, L.; Kassim, N. [M10314] Yemen K002091069 Yes
Gilbert, E.F. [57] Ethiopia K002091965 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sudan K002091956 Yes
Bavazzano, R.; Tardelli, M. [583] Somalia K002091977 Yes
Monro, A.V.; Gamble, J.S.; Duthie [s.n.] Pakistan K002091350 Yes
Naik, V.N. [779] India K002091364 Yes
Moggi, G.; Bavazzano, R. [66] Somalia K002091970 Yes
Stendner [1050] Eritrea K002091963 Yes
Forsskal, P. [1179] Saudi Arabia K002091062 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [5186] Saudi Arabia K002091063 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [4733] Saudi Arabia K002091064 Yes
Raizada, M.B. [2115] India K002091359 No
Kuchar, P. [17594] Somalia K002091994 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India K002091362 Yes
Hemming, F. [1155] Eritrea K002091959 Yes
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [974] Sudan K002091954 Yes
Mcleigh, I. [RRI 859] Somalia K002091983 Yes
s.coll. [643] Somalia K002091998 Yes
s.coll. [654] Somalia K002091997 Yes
Kazmi, S.M.A. [5038] Somalia K002091990 Yes
Thulin, M. [5309] Somalia K002091982 Yes
Rose Innes, R. [RRI 643] Somalia K002091991 Yes
Lakshminarasimhan, P. [165248] India K002091363 Yes
Moggi, G.; Bavazzano, R. [60] Somalia K002091975 Yes
Rahman, A. [25668] Pakistan K001730600 Yes
s.coll. [41] India K002091361 Yes
Bent, J.T. [s.n.] Sudan K002091958 Yes
Drake-Brockman, D.R.E. [655] Somalia K002091999 Yes
Moggi, G.; Bavazzano, R. [1789] Somalia K002091967 Yes
Bally, P.R.O. [B 9363] Somalia K002091981 Yes
Abedin, S. [4003] Pakistan K002091355 No
Schweinfurth, G.; Riva, D. [158] Eritrea K002091966 Yes
Hemming, C.F.; Deshmukh, I. [Jess/86/122-127] Somalia K002091989 Yes
Gillett, J.B. [4561] Somalia K002092002 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sudan K002091955 Yes
Last, J.T. [s.n.] Tanzania Dactyloctenium aegyptium subsp. aristatum K002092310 Yes
Barney, R.W. [1054] Tanzania Dactyloctenium aegyptium subsp. aristatum K002092312 Yes
Last, J.T. [s.n.] Tanzania Dactyloctenium aegyptium subsp. aristatum K002092311 Yes

Sources

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    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
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    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • Clayton, W.D., Vorontsova, M.S., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2006 onwards). GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0