African Plant Database

Phalaris aquatica L.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Cent. Pl. Rar. i. 4; Amoen. Acad. iv. 264.
Information on the genus : Phalaris
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Phalaris nodosa Murray
=Phalaris tuberosa L. (1771)
=*Phalaris bulbosa auct. non L.
=Phalaris bulbosa L.
=Phalaris bulbosa var. alata (Trab.) Maire & Weiller (1953)
=Phalaris tuberosa var. clausonis Maire & Trab. (1932)
=Phalaris bulbosa var. clausonis (Maire & Trab.) Maire (1953)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.5 m. Alt: 60 - 1500 m. Distribution: EC, FS, GA, MP, WC

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  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1988). Flora of Libya. 145: 195
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  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 171 (2005).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie: catalogue synonymique commenté
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