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 African Plants - a Photo Guide
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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