Eragrostis albensis H.Scholz

First published in Verg. Berliner Bot. Vereins 128: 74 (1995)
This name is a synonym of Eragrostis pilosa

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Caminho, J., Mutemba, L., Matusse, E., Osborne, J., Wursten, B., Burrows, J., Cianciullo, S., Malatesta, L. & Attorre, F. (2022). An updated checklist of Mozambique’s vascular plants. PhytoKeys 189: 61-80. [Cited as Eragrostis pilosa.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Eragrostis pilosa.]
  • Seregin, A.P. (2012). Taxonomic circumscription and distribution of a glandular Eurasian entry from the Eragrostis pilosa complex. Phytotaxa 52: 8-20. [Cited as Eragrostis imberbis.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Sukhorukov, A.P. (2011). New invasive alien plant species in the forest-steppe and northern steppe subzones of European Russia. Feddes Repertorium 122: 287-304. [Cited as Eragrostis albensis.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
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