African Plant Database

Brachiaria eruciformis (Sm.) Griseb.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Ross. (Ledeb.) 4: 469 (1853)
Information on the genus : Brachiaria
Basionym : Panicum eruciforme Sm.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Panicum eruciforme Sm. (1806)
 Panicum eruciformis (Sibth. & Sm.) Rchb.
 Moorochloa eruciformis (Sm.) Veldkamp
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Panicum isachne Roem. & Schult. (1817)
=Brachiaria isachne (Roem. & Schult.) Stapf (1919)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 30 - 2500 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, 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]: 73-74
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 404 
  • BOULOS, L. (1995). Flora of Egypt. Checklist.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 294 (2005).
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see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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