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Echinochloa colona (L.) Link
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Hort. Berol. [Link] 2: 209 (1833)
Information on the genus : Echinochloa
Basionym : Panicum colonum L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Echinochloa crus-galli subsp. colona (L.) Honda
 Panicum colonum L. (1759)
 Oplismenus crusgalli var. colonus (L.) Coss. & Durieu
 Panicum crus-galli subsp. colonum (L.) Trab. (1895)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Echinochloa equitans (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) C.E. Hubb.
=Echinochloa colona var. equitans (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Cufod.
=Panicum equitans Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1850)
=Brachiaria longifolia Gilli (1966)
=Panicum brachiariiforme Steud. (1853)
=Setaria brachiariiformis (Steud.) T. Durand & Schinz (1894)
=Panicum echinochloa T. Durand & Schinz (1894)
=Echinochloa divaricata Andersson (1864)
=Panicum daltonii Parl. (1846)
=Panicum hookeri Parl. (1846)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.5 m. Alt: 5 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1999). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[2]: 53-55

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 263 (1921).
  • Bothalia 3: 226 (1937).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 557-559 (1982)
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 79-80 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 1: 311 (1952). 
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 89 (1962).
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 262 (1980).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 291
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 291 (2005).
  • Willdenowia 38(2): 493 (2008).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2014). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 49744
 
Record n°49744 modified 2008-09-09
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