African Plant Database

Tristachya superba (De Not.) Schweinf. & Asch.
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Tristachya
Basionym : Loudetia superba De Not.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Trichopteryx superba (De Not.) Chiov.
 Loudetia superba De Not.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trichopteryx gigantea Stapf (1897)
=Trichopteryx gigantea var. gracilis Rendle
=Trichopteryx gigantea var. spiciformis Pilg.
=Trichopteryx gigantea var. phalacrotes Peter
=Trichopteryx hockii De Wild.
=Trichopteryx homblei De Wild.
=Tristachya augusta J. B. Phipps
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht 1 - 3 m. Alt: 900 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 52692
Record n°52692
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