African Plant Database

Trachypogon spicatus (L. f.) Kuntze
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 794 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Trachypogon
Basionym : Stipa spicata L. f.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Stipa spicata L. f.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trachypogon capensis (Thunb.) Trin.
=Trachypogon polymorphus var. capensis Hack. sensu Stapf
=Andropogon plumosus Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
=Trachypogon plumosus (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Nees (1829)
=Trachypogon involutus Pilg.
=Trachypogon polymorphus var. thollonii Franch.
=Trachypogon thollonii (Franch.) Stapf
=Trachypogon durus Stapf (1919)
=Trachypogon planifolius Stapf (1919)
=Trachypogon glaucescens Pilg.
=Andropogon fundaensis Vanderyst (1918)
=Trachypogon polymorphus Hack.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 2 m. Alt: 5 - 2500 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa. New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:117 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 38: t.1512 (1967).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 709-711 (1982)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
More information >> ( work in progress )
Record n°52816
Feedback about this record