African Plant Database


Chloris gayana Kunth
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Révis. Gramin. 1: 89, 293. t. 58 (1830)
Information on the genus : Chloris
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Chloris abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1850)
=Chloris glabrata Andersson
=Chloris repens Hochst. (1855)
=Chloris gayana subsp. oligostachys Murb. (1900)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.2 m. Alt: 2 - 2100 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 1: 54 (1931). 
  • Fl. Afrique N. 2: 203 (1953). 
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 114 (1962).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 279 (2005).
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 204 (2008).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté

Bibliography other :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 54295
 
Record n°54295 modified 2007-04-24
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