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Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis [Roemer & Schultes] 2: 836 (1817)
Information on the genus : Heteropogon
Basionym : Andropogon contortus L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Andropogon contortus L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Andropogon hispidissimus Steud.
=Heteropogon hispidissimus A. Rich.
=Andropogon contortus var. glaber (Pers.) Hack.
=Heteropogon glaber Pers. (1807)
=Heteropogon contortus var. glaber (Pers.) Hayek (1932)
=Hemarthria allionii (Lam. ex DC.) Roem. & Schult.
=Andropogon allionii Lam. ex DC. (1805)
=Andropogon contortus subsp. allionii (Lam. ex DC.) Trab. (1905)
=Heteropogon contortus var. allionii (Lam. ex DC.) Cuénod (1954)
=Andropogon contortus var. maroccanum Maire
=Heteropogon contortus var. maroccanus (Maire) Maire (1952)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 5 - 2500 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 252-253 (1921).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 827-829 (1982)
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 81 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 1: 292 (1952). 
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • DUBUIS, A. & L. FAUREL (1957). A propos d’un genre de Graminées nouveau pour l'Afrique du Nord et de sa station tunisienne. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 48: 454-461
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 87 (1962).
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 266 (1980).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté

Bibliography other :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
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Map
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Record n°52974 modified 2007-04-18
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