Eleusine kigeziensis S.M.Phillips

First published in Kew Bull. 27: 266 (1972)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to E. Central Tropical Africa. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Burundi, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, Zaïre

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ndabaneze, P. (1989). Catalogue des Graminées du Burundi. Lejeunia; Revue de Botanique, n.s., 132: 1-127.
  • Oulo, M., Hu, G.W. & Sosef, M.S.M. (2023). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi), n.s., Graminae Tribu XXX. Cynodonteae: 1-139. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1988). Flora du Rwanda 4: I-X, 1-651. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Clayton, W.D., Phillips, S.M., Renvoize, S.A. (1974). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 2: 177-449.
  • 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 Tropical East Africa

  • S. M. Phillips in Kew Bulletin 27: 266 (1972).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1994 Friis, I.; Houndle, A.; Jakobsen, K. [351] Ethiopia K000731102 No
Jan 1, 1971 Purseglove, J.W. [P 3384] Uganda K000365330 Holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1971 Scaetta [2345] Rwanda K000731070 Yes
Jan 1, 1971 Van Ysacker, R. [81] Congo, Republic of the K000731067 Yes
Jan 1, 1971 s.coll [437] Burundi K000731071 Yes
Salimath, H. [190] Burundi K000731069 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    • 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

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • 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