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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Greenhouses

Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter

  • Common Name: Teff, Lovegrass, Annual Bunch Grass
  • Family: Poaceae Barnh.

  • Country of Origin: northern Ethiopian Highlands of Northeast Africa
  • Habitat:

  • USDA Zone: 9+

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Flowering Data:

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Accession Data:

  • Accession # 201000079
  • Source: Dana Ozimek (Bob's RedMill seed)
  • Accession Date: 05-10-2010
  • Bench: 5000 - Garden - TBD
  • Qty: 4 confirmed on 06-21-2012


  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • SubClass: commelinids
  • Order: Poales
  • SubOrder:
  • Family: Poaceae
  • SubFamily: Chloridoideae
  • Tribe: Chloridoid Assemblage
  • SubTribe:


  1. Wikipedia
  2. NewCrop Fact Sheet @ Purdue

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Other Accessions in Poaceae

Subfamily Bambusoideae
Tribe Bambuseae

Subfamily Bambusoideae
Tribe Oryzeae

Subfamily Chloridoideae
Tribe Chloridoid Assemblage

Subfamily Panicoideae
Tribe Andropogoneae

Subfamily Panicoideae
Tribe Maydeae

Subfamily Panicoideae
Tribe Paniceae

W/C = Wild Collected

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