African Plant Database

Brachiaria serrata (Thunb.) Stapf
Information on the genus : Brachiaria
Basionym : Holcus serratus Thunb.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Urochloa serrata (Thunb.) Sosef
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Urochloa serrata (Thunb.) Sosef
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Panicum serratum (Thunb.) Spreng. (1810)
 Holcus serratus Thunb.
 Urochloa serrata (Thunb.) Sosef (2016)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Panicum serratum var. brachylophum (Stapf) A. Chev.
=Brachiaria brachylopha Stapf
=Brachiaria serrata var. gossypina (A. Rich.) Stapf
=Panicum gossypinum A. Rich. (1850)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 5 - 1900 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 410
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 71
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso 65: 88 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 1[1-3]: 262 (1921).
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