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Brachiaria brizantha (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Stapf
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. 9: 531 (1919) 
Information on the genus : Brachiaria
Basionym : Panicum brizanthum Hochst. ex A. Rich.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Urochloa brizantha (A. Rich.) R. D. Webster (- fide Fl. Gabon 5b: 64 (1999))
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Urochloa brizantha (A. Rich.) R. D. Webster (- fide Fl. Gabon 5b: 64 (1999))
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Urochloa brizantha (A. Rich.) R. D. Webster (- fide Fl. Gabon 5b: 64 (1999))
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Urochloa brizantha (A. Rich.) R. D. Webster
 Panicum brizanthum Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1841)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Brachiaria brizantha var. angustifolia Stent & J. M. Rattray
=*Brachiaria gangangalaensis Vanderyst (1919)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht 0.3 - 2 m. Alt: 50 - 1900 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 70
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 262 (1921).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 22 (1986).
  • Darwiniana 31: 43-109 (1992).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
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Record n°54070
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