African Plant Database

Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth
Family : POACEAE
Protologue : Révis. Gramin. 1: 67 1: 67 (1829)
Information on the genus : Sporobolus
Basionym : Agrostis virginica L.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Agrostis virginica L.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sporobolus virginicus var. major Franch.
=Sporobolus tremulus Kunth
=Agrostis congener Schumach. (1827)
=*Sporobolus matrella Nees (1841)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 0.77 m. Alt: 1 - 800 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, KN, LP, NC, WC
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 2: 267-268 (1927).
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see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°50300 modified 2007-04-24
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