African Plant Database

Themeda triandra Forssk.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 178 178 (1775)
Information on the genus : Themeda
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Themeda triandra var. burchellii (Hack.) Stapf
=Anthistiria ciliata var. burchellii Hack.
=Themeda triandra var. hispida Stapf
=Themeda triandra var. imberbis (Retz.) A. Camus
=Anthistiria imberbis Retz. (1783)
=Themeda triandra var. trachyspathea Gooss.
=*Themeda triandra var. vulgaris auct. non Hack.
=Anthistiria australis R. Br.
=Themeda australis (R. Br.) Stapf
=Themeda triandra var. glauca (Hack.) Thell.
=Themeda forskalii var. glauca Hack. (1889)
=Anthistiria punctata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Themeda triandra var. punctata (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Stapf
=Themeda triandra var. bracteosa Peter
=Themeda triandra var. sublaevigata Chiov.
=Themeda forskalii Hack. (1889)
=*Anthistiria paleacea (Vahl) Ball (1878)
=Anthistiria ciliata var. brachyantha Boiss. (1882)
=Themeda glauca subsp. brachyantha (Boiss.) Trab. (1895)
=Themeda triandra var. brachyantha (Boiss.) Hack. (1902)
=*Anthistiria glauca Desf. (1800)
=Themeda triandra var. glauca (Desf.) Hack. (1889)
=Themeda glauca (Desf.) Hack. (1889)
=Anthistiria glauca Desf. (1799)
=Stipa paleacea Poir. (1789)
=Anthistiria paleacea (Poir.) Ball (1878)
=*Stipa paleacea Vahl (1791)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht 0.3 - 2 m. Alt: 2 - 2500 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

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

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 254 (1921).
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 44: t.1741 (1978).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 1: 294 (1952). 
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 87 (1962).
  • BOULOS, L. (1995). Flora of Egypt. Checklist.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 341 (2005).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:117 (2012)
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Record n°50662 modified 2007-04-24
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