African Plant Database

Oplismenus hirtellus (L.) P. Beauv. subsp. hirtellus
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Oplismenus
Basionym : Panicum hirtellum L.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Panicum hirtellum L. (1759)
 Oplismenus hirtellus (L.) P. Beauv. (1812)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. undulatifolius (Ard.) U. Scholz
=Panicum undulatifolium Ard.
=Oplismenus undulatifolius (Ard.) P. Beauv.
=Oplismenus undulatifolius (Ard.) Roem. & Schult. (1817)
=Panicum kraussii Steud. (1853)
=Oplismenus africanus P. Beauv.
=Panicum africanum (P. Beauv.) Poir. (1816)
=Orthopogon africanus (P. Beauv.) Sweet (1826)
=Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. fasciculatus U. Scholz
=Panicum incanum Schumach. (1827)
=Panicum loliaceum Lam.
=Orthopogon loliaceus (Lam.) Spreng.
=Oplismenus loliaceus (Lam.) P. Beauv. (1812)
=Oplismenus brasiliensis Raddi
=Panicum hirtellum auct. sensu Chippind. & Robyns.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid, Scrambler- Trailing up to 1 m. Alt: 10 - 1600 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa 3: 542 (1982)
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 8

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 272 (1921).

Bibliography other :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 49829
Record n°49829
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