African Plant Database

Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 25: 242 (1955)
Information on the genus : Sporobolus
Basionym : Agrostis africana Poir.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sporobolus indicus var. africanus (Poir.) Jovet & Guédès
 Agrostis africana Poir. (1810)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sporobolus capensis (P. Beauv.) Kunth
=Vilfa capensis P. Beauv.
=Sporobolus batesii A. Chev. (1948)
=Sporobolus indicus var. capensis Engl.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.5 m. Alt: 5 - 2200 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Jard. Bot. État 25: 242-43 (1955)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 206 (2008).
  • Willdenowia 42(2): 285 (2012).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°50246 modified 2007-04-03
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