African Plant Database

Rhytachne rottboellioides Desv.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Ham. Prod. Pl. Ind. Occ. 12 (1825)
Information on the genus : Rhytachne
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rhytachne rottboellioides var. guineensis A. Camus & Schnell (1950)
=Rhytachne geminatosubulata P.A. Duvign.
=Rottboellia caespitosa Baker (1887)
=Rhytachne caespitosa (Baker) Bosser (1968)
=Rhytachne benguellensis Rendle (1899)
=Rhytachne mannii Stapf (1894)
=Rottboellia rhytachne Hack. (1885)
=Rottboellia setifolia K. Schum. (1895)
=Rottboellia loricata Trin. (1833)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 20 - 300 m. Distribution: EC, KN
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa 3: 843 (1982)
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[4]: 170
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:82, 107 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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