African Plant Database

Bromus catharticus Vahl
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Symb. Bot. (Vahl) 2: 22 (1791)
Information on the genus : Bromus
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ceratochloa cathartica (Vahl) Herter
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ceratochloa unioloides (Kunth) P. Beauv. (1812)
=Bromus unioloides Kunth (1816)
=Bromus willdenowii Kunth (1829)
=Bromus unioloides (Willd.) Raspail non Kunth
=Festuca unioloides Willd. (1803)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Graminoid- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 10 - 3000 m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 3: 264 (1955). 
  • DOBIGNARD, A. (1997). Nouvelles observations sur la flore du Maroc. 3. Candollea 52: 119-157
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 186 (2005).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie: catalogue synonymique commenté

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: 25
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Record n°52150 modified 2008-12-01
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