African Plant Database

Kyllinga Rottb.
Protologue : Descr. Icon. Rar. Pl. 12, pl. 4 (1773)
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Thryptomene Endl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : “Diagnostic characters for … Kyllinga include capitate inflorescences; spikelets with distichous glume arrangement which are shed intact; bifid style and lenticular nutlets; and laterally flattened nutlets … Kyllinga is either recognised as a distinct gen

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 190 (1995).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 599, 601 (1997).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques Ville de Genčve. hors-série. 1: 121
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°191882 modified 2008-12-27
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