African Plant Database


Tragus racemosus (L.) All.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Pedem. 2: 241 (1785)
Information on the genus : Tragus
Basionym : Cenchrus racemosus L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cenchrus racemosus L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tragus arenarius Bremek. & Oberm. (1935)
=Tragus paucispina Hack. (1901)
=Tragus racemosus var. paucispina (Hack.) Maire (1941)
=Lappago decipiens Fig. & De Not.
=Tragus racemosus var. decipiens (Fig. & De Not.) Maire (1941)
=*Tragus racemosus f. viridis Maire
=Tragus racemosus f. purpurascens Maire
=Tragus racemosus f. virescen Maire
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.4 m. Alt: 9 - 2300 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC

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]: 255 (1921).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 84 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BATTANDIER, J. A. & TRABUT, M. (1895). Flore de l'Algérie et catalogue des plantes du Maroc. [Monocot. ou vol.2] 2: 137 
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 1: 25 (1931). 
  • Fl. Afrique N. 2: 8 (1953). 
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 92 (1962).
  • MONOD, Th. (1979). Fruits et graines de Mauritanie (fin). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sect B Ser. 4, 1: 3-51
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 260 (1980).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 334
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 284 (2005).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 50909
 
Record n°50909 modified 2007-04-24
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