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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn., Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 8 (1788).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: W. Trop. Africa to Socotra and Angola
(11) cze (20) egy lby tun 22 BKN mli NGA sen 23 BUR CAF CMN RWA ZAI 24 CHA ETH SOC sud 26 ANG (29) mau reu (33) tcs (34) afg (35) gst oma sau yem (36) chc chh chi chn chs (38) jap tai (40) ass ban ehm ind mdv nep pak srl whm (41) and lao mya ncb tha vie (42) jaw lsi mly mol phi sul sum (50) wau (60) fij (62) mrn (78) sca (81) trt (84) bzc
Lifeform: Ther.
Remarks: Widely cultivated for cereal, forage and papermaking.
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova