African Plant Database

Deschampsia caespitosa (L.) P. Beauv.
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Ess. Agrostogr. 160 (1812)
Information on the genus : Deschampsia
Basionym : Aira caespitosa L.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aira caespitosa L. (1753)
 Deschampsia caespitosa (L.) P. Beauv. subsp. caespitosa
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Deschampsia caespitosa var. latifolia (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Hook. f.
=Deschampsia latifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Deschampsia caespitosa var. oliveri C.E. Hubb.
Taxon infra-specific
Deschampsia caespitosa (L.) P. Beauv. subsp. caespitosa
Deschampsia caespitosa subsp. subtriflora (Lag.) Ehr. Bayer & G. López (1994)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht 0.25 - 0.85 m. Alt: 2200 - 3300 m. Distribution: LES, EC

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 3: 861 (1934). 
  • Fl. Afrique N. 2: 232 (1953).
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 225 (1980).
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see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°50145 modified 2008-10-16
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