African Plant Database


Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 972. 2: 972 (1753)
Information on the genus : Coix
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.3 m. Alt: 40 - 1000 m. Distribution: EC, KN, MP
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Forest, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 1: 253 (1952). 
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 267 (1980).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 349 (2005).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 52473
 
Record n°52473 modified 2007-04-03
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