African Plant Database

Schizachyrium sanguineum (Retz.) Alston
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6: 334 (1931)
Information on the genus : Schizachyrium
Basionym : Rottboellia sanguinea Retz.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rottboellia sanguinea Retz.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Schizachyrium semiberbe Nees (1829)
=Andropogon semiberbis (Nees) Kunth (1833)
=Schizachyrium semiberbe var. flocculiferum Stapf
=Schizachyrium semiberbe var. hemileium Stapf
=Schizachyrium semiberbe var. pilosa Gilli
=Streptachne domingensis Spreng. ex Schult.
=Schizachyrium domingense (Spreng. ex Schult.) Nash (1912)
=Schizachyrium griseum Stapf (1918)
=Schizachyrium inspersum Pilg.
=Schizachyrium lindiense Pilg.
=Andropogon lumeneensis Vanderyst (1918)
=Schizachyrium tenuispicatum Pilg. (1917)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.2 m. Alt: 10 - 2000 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 83-85
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 756 (1982)

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:111 (2012)
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carte afrique num 52773
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