African Plant Database

Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Cat. Welw. Afr. Pl. ii. 155. 2: 155 (1899) 
Information on the genus : Cymbopogon
Basionym : Andropogon nardus L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Andropogon nardus L.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cymbopogon afronardus Stapf (1918)
=Andropogon nardus var. prolixus Stapf
=Cymbopogon prolixus (Stapf) E. Phillips
=Cymbopogon validus (Stapf) Stapf ex Burtt Davy
=Andropogon nardus var. validus Stapf
=Cymbopogon nardus var. confertiflorus (Steud.) Bor
=Andropogon confertiflorus Steud.
=Cymbopogon validus var. lysocladus Stapf
=Cymbopogon claessensii Robyns (1929)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 3 m. Alt: 3 - 2200 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[4]: 80
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Reinwardtia 9[4]: 349-351 ().
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 764-765 (1982)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BOULOS, L. (1995). Flora of Egypt. Checklist.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 340 (2005).
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