African Plant Database

Ischaemum afrum (J.F. Gmel.) Dandy
Family : POACEAE
Information on the genus : Ischaemum
Basionym : Andropogon afer J.F. Gmel.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Andropogon afer J.F. Gmel. (1791)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ischaemum brachyatherum (Hochst.) Fenzl ex Hack.
=Andropogon brachyatherus Hochst. (1844)
=Ischaemum glaucostachyum Stapf (1898)
=Andropogon intumescens Pilg. (1910)
=Andropogon matteodanum Chiov. (1905)
=Arthrolophis fazoglensis Chiov. (1917)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Graminoid- Ht up to 1.2 m. Alt: 30 - 1700 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 10[4]: 51
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:93 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Graminae[3]: 747 (1982)
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