African Plant Database

Chrysopogon nigritanus (Benth.) Veldkamp
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Austrobaileya 5: 526 (1999)
Information on the genus : Chrysopogon
Basionym : Andropogon nigritanus Benth.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vetiveria nigritana (Benth.) Stapf
 Vetiveria zizanioides var. nigritana (Benth.) A. Camus
 Andropogon nigritanus Benth. (1849)
 Andropogon squarrosus var. nigritanus (Benth.) Hack. (1889)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Jardinea kibambeleensis Vanderyst (1920)
=Mandelorna insignis Steud. (1854)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: Perennial- Herb - Ht 1-3m. Alt: 20-1300m.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 128164
Record n°128164
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