Agrostis keniensis Pilg.

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 9: 513 (1926)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to E. Tropical Africa. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Clayton, W.D. (1970). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 1: 1-176.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the 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.
  • Ndabaneze, P. (1989). Catalogue des Graminées du Burundi. Lejeunia; Revue de Botanique, n.s., 132: 1-127.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Clayton, W.D. (1970). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 1: 1-176.
  • 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.
  • Ndabaneze, P. (1989). Catalogue des Graminées du Burundi. Lejeunia; Revue de Botanique, n.s., 132: 1-127.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.V. Bogdan, A Revised List of Kenya Grasses p. 32 (1958).
  • C. E. Hubbard in Flora of Tropical Africa 10: 179 (1937).
  • K.W. Harker & D.M. Napper, An Illustrated Guide to the Grasses of Uganda p. 14 (1960).
  • Pilg. in Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 9: 513 (1926).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 1935 Turner, A. [1569], Kenya K000367461 Yes
Emson, H.E. [359], Tanzania K000367462 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

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  • 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 2023. 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 2023. 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