African Plant Database

Paspalum scrobiculatum L.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Mant. Pl. 1: 29 (1767)
Information on the genus : Paspalum
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Paspalum scrobiculatum L. var. scrobiculatum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Paspalum scrobiculatum var. commersonii (Lam.) Stapf
=Paspalum commersonii Lam. (1791)
=Paspalum scrobiculatum var. polystachyum (R. Br.) Stapf
=Paspalum polystachyum R. Br. (1810)
=Paspalum cartilagineum J. Presl (1830)
=Paspalum auriculatum J. Presl & C. Presl
=Paspalum orbiculare G. Forst.
=Paspalum scrobiculatum var. velutinum Hack.
=Paspalum scrobiculatum var. jardinii (Steud.) Franch.
=Paspalum jardinii Steud. (1853)
=Paspalum ledermannii Mez (1917)
=Paspalum scrobiculatum var. bispicatum Hack.
=Paspalum barbatum Schumach. (1827) (1827), non (Trin.) Schult. (1827), nec Trin. (1827).
Taxon infra-specific
Paspalum scrobiculatum L. var. scrobiculatum
Paspalum scrobiculatum var. lanceolatum de Koning & Sosef
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa. Comoros, New World, Australasia/Pacific, Asia,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa 3: 610 (1982)
  • 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 174434
Record n°174434
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