African Plant Database

Sacciolepis indica (L.) Chase
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 21: 8 (1908)
Information on the genus : Sacciolepis
Basionym : Aira indica L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aira indica L.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sacciolepis auriculata Stapf (1920)
=Sacciolepis claviformis B.K. Simon (1971)
=Sacciolepis gracilis Stent & J.M. Rattray
=Sacciolepis pergracilis Chiov. (1928)
=Panicum glaucidulum Peter (1930)
=Sporobolus setarioides Peter (1928)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 100 - 1000 m. Distribution: EC
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa 3: 458 (1982)
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 44
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:109 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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