African Plant Database

Cymbopogon caesius (Nees ex Hook. & Arn.) Stapf
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1906(8): 360-361 (1906)
Information on the genus : Cymbopogon
Basionym : Andropogon caesius Nees ex Hook. & Arn.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Andropogon caesius Nees ex Hook. & Arn.
 Cymbopogon caesius (Nees ex Hook. & Arn.) Stapf subsp. caesius
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Andropogon excavatus Hochst.
=Cymbopogon excavatus (Hochst.) Stapf ex Burtt Davy (1912)
=Andropogon connatus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Cymbopogon connatus (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Chiov.
=Cymbopogon connatus var. muticus Chiov.
=Cymbopogon suaveolens Pilg. (1917)
=Cymbopogon giganteus var. madagascariensis A. Camus
Taxon infra-specific
Cymbopogon caesius subsp. giganteus (Chiov.) Sales (2002)
Cymbopogon caesius (Nees ex Hook. & Arn.) Stapf subsp. caesius
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

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 :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 761-763 (1982)
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 232
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Record n°53276
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