African Plant Database

Danthonia purpurea (L. f.) P. Beauv.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Ess. Agrostogr. 160 (1812)
Information on the genus : Danthonia
Basionym : Avena purpurea L. f.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Karroochloa purpurea (L. f.) Conert & Türpe (- fide Cat. New. World. Grasses)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Karroochloa purpurea (L. f.) Conert & Türpe
 Avena purpurea L. f.
 Tribolium purpureum (L. f.) Verboom & H. P. Linder (2010)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Danthonia setosa Nees (1841)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Thunberg, C. P. (1897). Flora Capensis, sistens plantas Promontorii Bonae Spei Africes ... 7: 530-531
  • Senckenberg. Biol. 50: 333 (1969).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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