African Plant Database

Eleusine compressa (Forssk.) Asch. & Schweinf. ex C. Chr.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Dansk Bot. Ark., 4 3: 12 (1922)
Information on the genus : Eleusine
Basionym : Panicum compressum Forssk.
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ochthochloa compressa (Forssk.) Hilu
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Ochthochloa compressa (Forssk.) Hilu
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Panicum compressum Forssk.
 Ochthochloa compressa (Forssk.) Hilu (1981)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eleusine flagellifera Nees (1842)
=Chloris flagellifera (Nees) P.M. Peterson (2015)
=Eleusine arabica Hochst. & Steud. ex Steud.
=Ochthochloa dactyloides Edgew.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 258
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°50839
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