Taxon  Report   12144    
Eleusine coracana  (L.) Gaertn.
African finger millet
Eleusine coracana
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Eleusine coracana
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff (ssp. africana)
Eleusine coracana
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).