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Panicum maximum Jacq.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Ic. Pl. Rar. i. t. 13 1: 2 (1781)
Information on the genus : Panicum
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Urochloa maxima (Jacq.) R. D. Webster
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Panicum tephrosanthum Hack.
=Panicum maximum var. trichoglume Robyns
=Panicum giganteum Mez (1905)
=Panicum hirsutissimum Steud. (1853)
=Panicum praelongum Steud. (1853)
=Panicum sparsum Schumach. (1827)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 2.5 m. Alt: 20 - 2100 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZP. melanospermum Mez [208]
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa. New World,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 264 (1921).
  • Bothalia 3: 226 (1937).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 26 (1986).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 261 (1980).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 286 (2005).
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 205 (2008).

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
carte afrique num 51644
 
Record n°51644 modified 2007-04-24
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