Eleusine floccifolia Spreng.

First published in Syst. Veg., ed. 16. 1: 350 (1824)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Tropical Africa, SW. Arabian Peninsula. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Yemen

Introduced into:

Egypt, Kenya

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • 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.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • 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.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: i-ii, 1-298. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • 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.

Flora of Somalia

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

Seed Collection Guides

  • Phillips, S. (1995) Poaceae. In: Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Volume 7, p 141; Clayton, W.D., Vorontsova, M.S., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2006 onwards) GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora. http://www.kew.org/data/grasses-db.html. [accessed 2010612014 l

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.V. Bogdan, A Revised List of Kenya Grasses p. 23 (1958).
  • Chiov. in Miss. Biol. Borana, Race. Bot.: 281 (1939).
  • Phillips in Kew Bulletin 27: 265 (1972).
  • Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 350 (1824).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 22, 1977 Radcliffe-Smith, A.; Henchie, S.J. [4722] Yemen K000782883 Yes
Apr 1, 1970 Hemming, C.F. [2318] Somalia K000731090 Yes
Thulin, M.; Dahir, A.; Hassan, A. [9086] Somalia K000731087 Yes
Burger, W. [555] Ethiopia K000731078 Yes
Farguhasson, R.O. [37] Somalia K000731086 Yes
Aweke, G.; Gilbert, M.G. [756] Ethiopia K000731074 Yes
Mooney, H.F. [7077] Ethiopia K000731073 Yes
Hansen, O.J.; Heemstra, H. [6243] Somalia K000731091 Yes
Gilbert, M.G. [1392] Ethiopia K000731079 Yes
Gilbert, M.G. [2576] Ethiopia K000731076 Yes
Farquhasson [45] Somalia K000365326 Type Yes
Cope, T.; Murtland, R. [131] Yemen K000782885 Yes
Kasmi, S.M.A.; Elmi; Rodol [940] Somalia K000731083 Yes
Schweinfurth, D.G. [1700] Yemen K000782882 Yes
Hornide, J.R. [s.n.] Somalia K000731084 Yes
Gooding, M.H.C. [139] Somalia K000731082 Yes
Peck, E.F. [28L] Somalia K000731085 Yes
McKinnon, A.S. [s.n.] Somalia K000731080 Yes
de Wilde, W.J.J.O. [7466] Ethiopia K000731075 Yes
Beals, E. [B253] Ethiopia K000731077 Yes
Bally, P.R.O. [B9940] Somalia K000731081 Yes

Sources

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    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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
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    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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    • 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/
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