African Plant Database

Perotis patens Gand.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 66(7): 301 (1919) 
Information on the genus : Perotis
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Perotis patens var. parvispicula Robyns & Tournay
=Perotis scabra var. parvispicula (Robyns & Tournay) Cufod.
=Perotis transvaalensis Gand. (1919)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.6 m. Alt: 15 - 2800 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1999). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[2]: 249,251
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:106 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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