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Aristida adscensionis L.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 82 (1753)
Information on the genus : Aristida
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aristida adscensionis L. var. adscensionis
 Aristida adscensionis L. subsp. adscensionis (1753)
 Aristida adscensionis var. pumila (Decne.) Coss. & Durieu (1855)
 Aristida pumila Decne. (1835)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Aristida adscensionis var. glabricallis Maire & Weiller (1942)
=Aristida adscensionis subsp. guineensis (Trin. & Rupr.) Henrard
=Aristida guineensis Trin. & Rupr. (1849)
=Chaetaria curvata Nees
=Aristida curvata (Nees) T. Durand & Schinz
=Aristida submucronata Schumach.
=Aristida vulgaris var. arabica Trin. & Rupr.
=Aristida gigantea var. arabica (Trin. & Rupr.) Cufod.
=Aristida adscensionis subsp. caerulescens (Desf.) Bourreil & Trouin
=Aristida coerulescens Desf. (1798)
=Aristida adscensionis var. coerulescens (Desf.) T. Durand & Schinz (1895)
=Aristida adscensionis subsp. coerulescens (Desf.) Murb. (1899)
=*Aristida coerulescens var. laevilemma Maire (1953)
=*Aristida coerulescens var. scabrilemma Maire (1953)
=Chaetaria curvata var. minor Nees (1841)
=*Aristida mauritiana Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1850) (1851), non Kunth (1829).
=Aristida thonningii Trin. & Rupr. (1849)
=Aristida pusilla Trin. & Rupr. (1849)
=Aristida macrochloa Hochst. (1855)
=Aristida modatica Steud. (1854)
=Aristida gigantea L. f.
=*Aristida vulgaris Trin. & Rupr.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aristida adscensionis var. aethiopica (Trin. & Rupr.) T. Durand & Schinz
Aristida adscensionis var. ehrenbergii Henrard
Aristida adscensionis var. festucoides (Poir.) Henrard (1926)
Aristida adscensionis L. var. adscensionis
Aristida adscensionis L. subsp. adscensionis (1753)
Aristida adscensionis var. mandrarensis A. Camus
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 100 - 2300 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 277 (1921).
  • Bothalia 3: 227 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 78-79 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Expl. Sci. Algérie 83 (1855)
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  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 1: 31 (1931). 
  • Fl. Afrique N. 2: 58 (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: 97 (1962).
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  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 237 (2005).
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Bibliography other :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
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Map
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Record n°51328 modified 2007-04-24
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