African Plant Database

Eragrostis capensis (Thunb.) Trin.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1(4): 400 (1830)
Information on the genus : Eragrostis
Basionym : Briza capensis Thunb.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Briza capensis Thunb.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Poa brizoides L. f.
=Eragrostis brizoides (L. f.) Nees
=Eragrostis trachyphylla Pilg. (1901)
=Eragrostis elongato-compressa De Wild. (1919)
=Eragrostis manikensis De Wild. (1919)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.9 m. Alt: 5 - 2500 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1974). Flora of Tropical East Africa Graminae[2]: 221-222
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1999). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[2]: 121
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 53532
Record n°53532
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