African Plant Database

Festuca africana (Hack.) Clayton
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Festuca
Basionym : Brachyelytrum africanum Hack.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pseudobromus africanus (Hack.) Stapf
 Brachyelytrum africanum Hack.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pseudobromus silvaticus K. Schum. (1895)
=Brachyelytrum silvaticum (K. Schum.) Hack. (1897)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.6 m. Alt: 200 - 1800 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, 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 :
  • Kew Bull. 40: 727 (1985)

Bibliography other :
  • Kipkoech S. & al. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149:
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