African Plant Database

Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 8, pl. 1, f. 11 (1788)
Information on the genus : Eleusine
Basionym : Cynosurus coracanus L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for SA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cynosurus coracanus L. (1759)
 Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn. subsp. coracana
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eleusine pilosa Gilli (1966)
=Eleusine tocussa Fresen. (1837)
Taxon infra-specific
Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn. subsp. coracana

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 24 (1986).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • DESFONTAINES R. L. (1798). Flora Atlantica, sive Historia Plantarum, quae in Atlante, Agro tunetano et algeriensi crescunt. [vol. 1] Paris. Vol. I, p. 1-444 [p.84]
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1976). Flora of Libya. Al Faateh University. Tripoli. [p.259]
  • BOULOS, L. (1995). Flora of Egypt. Checklist. Al-Hadara Publishing, Cairo. 283 p. [p.]
  • BOULOS, L. (2005). FLORA OF EGYPT. [vol. 4] Al Harara Publishing. Cairo. [p.263]

Bibliography other :
  • de Wet, J. M. J., K. E. P. Rao, D. E. Brink & M. H. Mengesha (1984). Systematics and evolution of Eleusine coracana (Gramineae). Amer. J. Bot. 71(4): [550-557]
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°50824 modified 2012-01-23
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