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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
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:87, 93, 113 (2012)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
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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