African Plant Database

Stipa tortilis Desf.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Atlant. 1: 99. t. 31 (1798) 
Information on the genus : Stipa
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Stipa capensis Thunb.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Stipa capensis Thunb.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Stipa capensis Thunb. (1794)
=Stipa retorta var. pubescens (Ball) Jahand. & Maire
=Stipa capensis var. pubescens (Ball) Breistr.
=Stipa tortilis var. pubescens Ball (1878)
=Stipa retorta Cav.
=Stipa tortilis var. pilosa Trab.
=Stipa maghrebensis F.M. Vàzquez & Devesa (1997)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 8[3]: 217 (1965).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1895). Flore de l'Algérie et catalogue des plantes du Maroc. [Monocot. ou vol.2] 2: 164 
  • Trabut, L. (1906). Les Cuscutes du nord de l'Afrique. In Session extraordinaire en Oranie, avril 1906. Bull. Soc. Bot. France 53, sess. extr.: 34-45
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°51581 modified 2008-04-10
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