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Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Nomencl. Bot. (Raeusch.) 10 (1797)
Information on the genus : Imperata
Basionym : Lagurus cylindricus L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lagurus cylindricus L.
 Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv. (1812)
 Saccharum cylindricum (L.) Lam. (1785)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Imperata cylindrica var. africana (Andersson) C. E. Hubb.
=Imperata arundinacea var. africana Andersson
=Imperata koeningii var. major Nees
=Imperata cylindrica var. major (Nees) C. E. Hubb.
=Imperata cylindrica var. thunbergii (Retz.) T. Durand & Schinz
=Saccharum thunbergii Retz.
=Imperata cylindrica var. koenigii (Retz.) Pilg.
=Saccharum koenigii Retz.
=Imperata koeningii (Retz.) P. Beauv.
=Imperata cylindrica var. parviflora Trab. ex Maire (1907)
=Imperata robustior A. Chev. (1949)
=Imperata angolensis Fritsch (1901)
=Imperata dinteri Pilg. (1912)
=Imperata cylindrica var. europaea (Pers.) Andersson
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.2 m. Alt: 4 - 2100 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa 3: 700 (1982)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 700-702 (1982)

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 50522
 
Record n°50522 modified 2009-05-06
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