African Plant Database

Brachiaria xantholeuca (Hack.) Stapf
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Brachiaria
Basionym : Panicum xantholeucum Hack.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Urochloa xantholeuca (Hack.) H. Scholz
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Urochloa xantholeuca (Hack.) H. Scholz
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Panicum xantholeucum Hack.
 Urochloa xantholeuca (Hack.) H. Scholz (1990)
 Urochloa xantholeuca (Hack.) H. Scholz var. xantholeuca
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Brachiaria ukambensis Henrard
=Panicum anisotrichum Mez (1917)
=Panicum distichophylloides Mez (1905)
=Panicum pubifolium Mez (1905)
=Brachiaria pubifolia Stapf
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.6 m. Alt: 200 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[3]: 76
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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