Melinis nerviglumis (Franch.) Zizka

First published in Biblioth. Bot. 38(138): 111 (1988)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Congo to SW. Ethiopia and S. Africa, Madagascar. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Congo, Ethiopia, Free State, Gabon, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Hawaii, Thailand, Vietnam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Clayton, W.D. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca 10(3): 1-231. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Snow, N. & Davidse, G. (2011). Notes on grasses (Poaceae) in Hawai'i: 3. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 110: 17-22.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Camus, E.G. & Camus, A. in H. Lecomte (1922). Flore Générale de l'indo-Chine 1(3): 193-336.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Ndabaneze, P. (1989). Catalogue des Graminées du Burundi. Lejeunia; Revue de Botanique, n.s., 132: 1-127.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Snow, N. & Davidse, G. (2011). Notes on grasses (Poaceae) in Hawai'i: 3. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 110: 17-22.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Whyte, A. [s.n.], Malawi K000281588 isotype Yes
Whyte, A. [s.n.], Malawi K000281589 holotype Yes
Stolz, A. [1095], Tanzania K000281668 isotype Yes
Stolz, A. [967], Tanzania K000281667 isosyntype Yes
Münzneri [205], Tanzania K000281666 isotype Yes
Busse, W. [850], Tanzania K000281665 isosyntype Yes
Gossweiler [8603], Angola K000281630 isotype Yes
Swynnerton, C.F.M. [1632], Zimbabwe K000281629 syntype Yes
Bachmann [191], South Africa K000281567 isotype Yes
Buchanan, J. [86], South Africa K000281564 Yes
Rehmann, A. [8456], South Africa K000281563 holotype Yes
Mann, G. [1889], Gabon K000281727 isotype Yes
Mann, G. [1029], Gabon K000281728 Yes
Thollon [380], Congo, DRC K000281730 isosyntype Yes
Thollon, Congo, DRC K000281729 isosyntype Yes
Thollon [381], Congo, DRC K000281731 isotype Yes
Vanderyst, H., Zaïre K000281735 Yes
Vanderyst, H., Zaïre K000281734 Yes
Vanderyst, H., Zaire K000281733 Yes
Vanderyst, H. [B97 bis], Zaire K000281732 isotype Yes
Demeuse [102], Zaire K000281736 isotype Yes
van Beusekom, C.F. [1168], Thailand K000688275 No
Smitinand, T. [11472], Thailand K000688276 No
Smitinand, T. [5904], Thailand K000688274 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images