African Plant Database

Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Ess. Agrostogr. 54 (1812)
Information on the genus : Melinis
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Melinis tenuinervis Stapf
=Melinis maitlandii Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1926)
=Melinis minutiflora var. inermis (Döll) Rendle
=Panicum melinis var. inerme Döll
=Melinis minutiflora var. pilosa Stapf
=Melinis purpurea Stapf & C.E. Hubb. (1926)
=Panicum melinis Trin.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.5 m. Alt: 400 - 1600 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Asia, Australasia/Pacific, New World, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 506 (1982)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 205 (2008).
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Record n°49905 modified 2007-04-24
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