African Plant Database

Brachypodium distachyum (L.) P. Beauv. var. distachyum
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Brachypodium
Basionym : Bromus distachyus L.
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bromus distachyus L. (1756)
 Trachynia distachya (L.) Link (1827)
 Brachypodium distachyum (L.) P. Beauv. (1812)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Brachypodium distachyum var. hispidum Pamp. (1914)
=Brachypodium distachyum var. asperum (DC.) Parl. (1848)
=Brachypodium distachyum var. velutinum Pamp. (1914)
=Festuca monostachya Lam. (1788)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.7 m. Alt: 40 - 800 m. Distribution: NC, WC

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Borges P.A.V., C. Abreu & al. (2008). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos. Direcção Regional do Ambiente da Madeira and Universidade dos Açores
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Record n°49874 modified 2008-12-01
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