Loading content, please wait..
loading..
Logo
Version 3.24
or

Report for Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.

updated: Apr 13th 2022, 6:32 am see all updates
Changed fields since previous approved record are highlighted


Family Poaceae
Genus Eleusine
Species indica
Author (L.) Gaertn.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
19 dS/mWiecko, G (2003) Ocean water as a substitute for postemergence herbicides in tropical turf
Germination YesChauhan, Bhagirath S.; Johnson, David E. (2008) Germination ecology of goosegrass (Eleusine indica): An important grass weed of rainfed riceHawton, D. and D. S. H. Drennan (1980) Studies on the Longevity and Germination of Seed of Eleusine-Indica and Crotalaria-GoreensisKanzler, A. and J. Vanstaden (1984) Seed-Germination in Goose Grass (Eleusine-Indica)Nishimoto, R. K. and L. B. McCarty (1997) Fluctuating temperature and light influence seed germination of goosegrass (Eleusine indica)
Salt glands and bladders YesAMARASINGHE, V; WATSON, L (1989) VARIATION IN SALT SECRETORY ACTIVITY OF MICROHAIRS IN GRASSESLiphschitz, N. and Y. Waisel (1974) Existence of salt glands in various genera of the Gramineae
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Pyankov, VI; Ziegler, H; Akhani, H; Deigele, C; Luttge, U (2010) European plants with C-4 photosynthesis: geographical and taxonomic distribution and relations to climate parameters
Molecular data
  • DNAYao, P. C., H. Y. Gao, Y. N. Wei, J. H. Zhang, X. Y. Chen and H. Q. Li (2017) Evaluating sampling strategy for DNA barcoding study of coastal and inland halotolerant Poaceae and Chenopodiaceae: A case study for increased sample size
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation Yeskhajiagbe, Beckley; Anoliefo, Geoffery O.; Imoni, Alphonsus E. (2015) Rhizoremediation of poly aromatic hydrocarbon content of a model waste diesel engine oil-polluted soil by some local lawn plant species in Benin City, Nigeria
Previously was: unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • B1 Coastal dunes and sandy shoresPark Y-M (1989) FACTORS LIMITING THE DISTRIBUTION OF DIGITARIA-ADSCENDENS AND ELEUSINE-INDICA ON COASTAL SAND DUNES IN JAPAN
Economic use
  • 5000.0 FIBERSKhan, Anish; Vijay, R.; Singaravelu, D. Lenin; Sanjay, M. R.; Siengchin, Suchart; Verpoort, Francis; Alamry, Khalid A.; Asiri, Abdullah M. (2021) Extraction and Characterization of Natural Fiber from Eleusine Indica Grass as Reinforcement of Sustainable fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites
  • 7100.0 General Including Traditional medicinesDe Melo, GO; Muzitano, MF; Legora-Machado, A; Almeida, TA; De Oliveira, DB; Kaiser, CR; Koatz, VLG; Costa, SS (2005) C-glycosylflavones from the aerial parts of eleusine indica inhibit LPSInduced mouse lung inflammationOng, Siew Ling; HuiMah, Siau; Lai, How Yee (2016) Porcine Pancreatic Lipase Inhibitory Agent Isolated from Medicinal Herb and Inhibition Kinetics of Extracts from Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertner
Previously was: empty
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Old World tropics and subtropics
  • Tokaimura, Ibaraki Prefecture, JapanPark Y-M (1989) FACTORS LIMITING THE DISTRIBUTION OF DIGITARIA-ADSCENDENS AND ELEUSINE-INDICA ON COASTAL SAND DUNES IN JAPAN
Miscellaneous notes An invasive weed in many places. Seed are edible
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Jun 25th 2022, 8:44 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 25th 2022, 8:44 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Jun 25th 2022, 8:27 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 25th 2022, 8:27 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Jun 24th 2022, 10:09 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 24th 2022, 10:09 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Jun 24th 2022, 9:37 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 24th 2022, 9:37 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Jun 24th 2022, 6:30 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 24th 2022, 6:30 am
LEGAL NOTICES — This website is protected by Copyright © The University of Sussex, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022. The eHALOPH database is protected by Database Right and Copyright © The University of Sussex and other contributors, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022. This database is based on an earlier work by James Aronson.
THIS WEBSITE AND THIS DATABASE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND YOU USE THEM AND RELY ON THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Contact email: halophytes@sussex.ac.uk
Credits – Tim Flowers, Joaquim Santos, Moritz Jahns, Brian Warburton, Peter Reed