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Koeleria capensis (Steud.) Nees
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Koeleria
Basionym : Aira capensis Steud.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aira capensis Steud.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Koeleria cristata var. brevifolia (Nees) C.E. Hubb.
=Koeleria pyramidata var. brevifolia (Nees) Cufod.
=Airochloa alopecurus var. brevifolia Nees
=Koeleria gracilis var. convoluta (Steud.) Hedberg
=Koeleria pyramidata var. convoluta (Steud.) Cufod.
=Koeleria cristata var. convoluta (Steud.) C.E. Hubb.
=Koeleria convoluta Steud.
=*Koeleria cristata auct. var. cristata
=Koeleria cristata var. shiraensis C.E. Hubb.
=Koeleria convoluta subvar. supina Domin
=Koeleria gracilis var. supina (Domin) Hedberg
=Koeleria cristata var. supina (Domin) C.E. Hubb.
=Koeleria convoluta var. supina (Domin) Markgr.-Dann.
=Airochloa uniflora Hochst. (1855)
=Koeleria wildemanii Domin (1907)
=Koeleria alopecurus Nees (1832)
=Airochloa alopecurus Nees (1841)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht 0.15 - 0.8 m. Alt: 15 - 3500 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa 58: 193-194 (1990).

Bibliography other :
  • Kipkoech S. & al. (2020). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Aberdare Ranges Forest, a part of Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot PhytoKeys 149: 27
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