African Plant Database

Hemarthria altissima (Poir.) Stapf & C. E. Hubb.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1934, 109. 1934: 109 (1934)
Information on the genus : Hemarthria
Basionym : Rottboellia altissima Poir.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hemarthria compressa subsp. altissima (Poir.) Maire
 Rottboellia altissima Poir. (1789)
 Manisuris altissima (Poir.) Hitchc.
 Rottboellia heterochroa Gand. (1919)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Manisuris fasciculata (Lam.) Hitchc.
=Rottboellia compressa var. fasciculata (Lam.) Hack.
=Hemarthria compressa var. fasciculata (Lam.) Keng
=Rottboellia fasciculata Lam. (1791)
=Hemarthria fasciculata (Lam.) Kunth (1829)
=Hemarthria compressa auct. non (L. fil.) R. Br.
=Rostraria fasciculata Desf. (1798)
=*Rottboellia fasciculata Desf. (1800)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

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. Eur. 5: 266 (1980).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 411 
  • VALDÉS, B., REJDALI, M., ACHHAL EL KADMIRI, JURY, J. L. & J. M. MONTSERRAT (2002). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. II 2:
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 345 (2005).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 50213
Record n°50213
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