African Plant Database

Enneapogon cenchroides (Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.) C. E. Hubb.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1934: 119 (1934)
Information on the genus : Enneapogon
Basionym : Pappophorum cenchroides Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Enneapogon abyssinicus (Hochst.) Rendle (1899)
 Pappophorum abyssinicum Hochst. (1855)
 Pappophorum cenchroides Licht. ex Roem. & Schult. (1817)
 Enneapogon mollis Lehm.
 Pappophorum molle (Lehm.) Kunth (1833)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Graminoid- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 60 - 2300 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa. New World, Asia,

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

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 227 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 80 (1985).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 243
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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