African Plant Database

Eragrostis racemosa (Thunb.) Steud.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Syn. Pl. Glumac. 1: 271 (1854)
Information on the genus : Eragrostis
Basionym : Poa racemosa Thunb.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Poa racemosa Thunb. (1794)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eragrostis chalcantha Trin. (1831)
=Eragrostis boehmii Hack. (1902)
=Eragrostis lasiophylla K. Schum. (1895)
=Eragrostis chalcantha var. effusa Rendle
=Eragrostis chalcantha var. hirsuta Peter
=Eragrostis chalcantha var. intermedia Peter
=Eragrostis hockii De Wild. (1919)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.8 m. Alt: 12 - 2800 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1974). Flora of Tropical East Africa Graminae[2]: 230
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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