African Plant Database

Eragrostis capensis (Thunb.) Trin.
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
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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
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