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Eleusine coracana  (L.) Gaertn.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 41691

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cynosurus coracanus L.
 
    Eleusine cerealis Ehrenb. ex Sweet
 
    Eleusine cerealis Salisb.
 
    Eleusine luco Welw.
 
    Eleusine pilosa Gilli
 
    Eleusine sphaerosperma Stokes
 
    Eleusine stricta Roxb.
 
    Eleusine tocussa Fresen.
 
    Eleusine indica ssp. coracana (L.) Lye
 
    Eleusine coracana var. stricta (Roxb.) Nees
 
    Eleusine coracana var. tocussa (Fresen.) Franch.
 
    Eleusine indica var. coracana (L.) Fiori
 
    Eleusine indica var. stricta (Roxb.) Chiov.
 
  Common Name(s): finger millet
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusEleusine Gaertn. – goosegrass  
                                  SpeciesEleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn. – finger millet  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Eleusine coracana ssp. africana (Kenn.-O'Byrne) Hilu & de Wet – African finger millet 
                                     Subspecies Eleusine coracana ssp. coracana (L.) Gaertn. – ragi 
       

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  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Eleusine coracana   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Eleusine coracana   
       
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Eleusine coracana   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Eleusine coracana   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Eleusine coracana   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
 

 

   

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