Urochloa comata (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Sosef

First published in Fl. Gabon 5bis: 64 (1999)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa, SW. Arabian Peninsula. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Saudi Arabia

Native to:

Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Brachiaria comata.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(2): 1-94. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 3: 451-898.
  • Clayton, W.D. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca 10(3): 1-231. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Cope, T.A., Knees, S.G. & Miller, A.G. (2007). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 5(1): 1-387. Edinburgh University Press.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 7: 1-430. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1972). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(2): 277-574.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Ndabaneze, P. (1989). Catalogue des Graminées du Burundi. Lejeunia; Revue de Botanique, n.s., 132: 1-127.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1988). Flora du Rwanda 4: I-X, 1-651. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Christiaensen, A.R. [1131] Central African Republic K001611471 Yes
Schlieben, H.J. [439] Tanzania Brachiaria coronifera K000282048 Type Yes
Schlieben, H.J. [768] Tanzania Brachiaria coronifera K000282046 Type Yes
Schlieben, H.J. [768] Tanzania Brachiaria coronifera K000282047 Type Yes
Volkens [657] Tanzania Brachiaria scalaris K000282049 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1961 Boughey, A.S. [11568] Cameroon Brachiaria comata K000182468 No
Kotschy [254] Sudan Brachiaria comata K000282202 Isotype Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [1146] Ethiopia Brachiaria comata K000282198 Syntype Yes
Maitland, T.D. [253] Uganda Brachiaria comata K000282051 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kotschy [254] Sudan Brachiaria comata K000282203 Type Yes
Schimper [1612] Ethiopia Brachiaria comata K000282197 Type Yes
Schimper [1196] Ethiopia Brachiaria comata K000282200 Isosyntype Yes
Schimper [1196] Ethiopia Brachiaria comata K000282201 Isosyntype Yes
Schimper [1196] Ethiopia Brachiaria comata K000282199 Type Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

    • Clayton, W.D., Vorontsova, M.S., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2006 onwards). GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0