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Pentaschistis tortuosa (Trin.) Stapf
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Pentaschistis
Basionym : Danthonia tortuosa Trin.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Pentameris tortuosa (Trin.) Nees
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Danthonia tortuosa Trin.
 Pentameris tortuosa (Trin.) Nees (1832)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pentaschistis angulata (Nees) Adamson
=Danthonia angulata Nees (1841)
=Pentaschistis nutans (Nees) Stapf
=Danthonia nutans Nees (1841)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 200 - 1600 m. Distribution: EC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Thunberg, C. P. (1897). Flora Capensis, sistens plantas Promontorii Bonae Spei Africes ... 7: 488-489
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