Taxon  Report   12144 
Eleusine coracana  (L.) Gaertn.
African finger millet
Eleusine coracana
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff (ssp. africana)
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Eleusine coracana, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.

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Eleusine coracana
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff (ssp. africana)
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Eleusine
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS
More information about  Eleusine coracana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2018).

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