African Plant Database

Melinis repens subsp. grandiflora (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Zizka
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Biblioth. Bot. 138: 60 (1988)
Information on the genus : Melinis
Basionym : Tricholaena grandiflora Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhynchelytrum grandiflorum Hochst. (1844)
 Tricholaena grandiflora Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1850)
 Monachyron grandiflorum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Martelli (1886)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melinis otaviensis Mez (1920)
=Melinis ejubata Mez (1920)
=Melinis bertlingii Mez (1920)
=Melinis pulchra Mez (1920)
=Melinis mutica Mez (1920)
=Melinis seineri Mez (1920)
=Melinis affinis Mez (1920)
=Melinis rangei Mez (1920)
=Panicum setinsigne Mez (1905)
=Rhynchelytrum brevipilum (Hack.) Chiov.
=Tricholaena brevipila Hack.
=Rhynchelytrum costatum Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1930)
=Rhynchelytrum suberostratum Stapf & C. E. Hubb. (1930)
=Rhynchelytrum villosum (Parl.) Chiov.
=Monachyron villosum Parl. (1849)
=Tricholaena rosea var. setosa Peters
=Panicum insigne Steud. (1841)
=Rhynchelytrum microstachyum Balf. f.
=Tricholaena microstachya (Balf. f.) T. Durand & Schinz (1894)
=*Tricholaena monachyron Oliv. (1895)
=Tricholaena uniglumis T. Durand & Schinz (1894)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.9 m. Alt: 200 - 2600 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, LP, NC, NW, WC

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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 307 (2005).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°49907 modified 2007-04-24
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