African Plant Database

Olyra latifolia L.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Syst. Nat., ed. 10 1261 (1759) 
Information on the genus : Olyra
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Olyra brevifolia Schumach. (1827)
=Olyra guineensis Steud. (1853)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid, Scrambler- Ht up to 5 m. Alt: 10 - 500 m. Distribution: EC, KN

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:98 (2012)
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
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carte afrique num 52127
Record n°52127
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