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Vetiveria nigritana (Benth.) Stapf
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Vetiveria
Basionym : Andropogon nigritanus Benth.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Chrysopogon nigritanus (Benth.) Veldkamp (- fide T.A.Cope (2002))
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Chrysopogon nigritanus (Benth.) Veldkamp (- fide T.A.Cope (2002))
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vetiveria zizanioides var. nigritana (Benth.) A. Camus
 Andropogon nigritanus Benth. (1849)
 Chrysopogon nigritanus (Benth.) Veldkamp (1999)
 Andropogon squarrosus var. nigritanus (Benth.) Hack. (1889)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Jardinea kibambeleensis Vanderyst (1920)
=Mandelorna insignis Steud. (1854)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[4]: 36

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 85 (1985).
 
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Record n°50196
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