African Plant Database

Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Boll. Soc. Bot. Ital. 1918: 62 (1918)
Information on the genus : Eragrostis
Basionym : Poa tef Zuccagni
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Poa tef Zuccagni (1774)
 Eragrostis pilosa var. tef (Zuccagni) Fiori
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eragrostis abyssinica (Jacq.) Link
=Eragrostis pilosa subsp. abyssinica (Jacq.) Asch. & Graebn.
=Poa abyssinica Jacq. (1781)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht 0.07 - 0.6 m. Alt: 5 - 1900 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 270
  • PORTAL, R. (2002). Eragrostis de France et de l'Europe Occidentale.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 256 (2005).

Bibliography other :
  • Kipkoech S. & al. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 26
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