Agrostis kilimandscharica Mez

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 18: 2 (1922)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Congo to Ethiopia and Tanzania. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the montane tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

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.
  • 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.
  • Ndabaneze, P. (1989). Catalogue des Graminées du Burundi. Lejeunia; Revue de Botanique, n.s., 132: 1-127.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1988). Flora du Rwanda 4: I-X, 1-651. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Clayton, W.D. (1970). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 1: 1-176.
  • 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.
  • Ndabaneze, P. (1989). Catalogue des Graminées du Burundi. Lejeunia; Revue de Botanique, n.s., 132: 1-127.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1988). Flora du Rwanda 4: I-X, 1-651. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.

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: 186 (1937).
  • D.M. Napper, Grasses of Tanganyika: 19 (1965).
  • Eggeling, Ann. list grasses Ug.: 1 (1947).
  • K.W. Harker & D.M. Napper, An Illustrated Guide to the Grasses of Uganda p. 14 (1960).
  • Mez in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 18: 2 (1922).
  • O. Hedberg, Afroalpine Vascular Plants p. 50, 261 (1957).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 1, 1967 Coe, M. [728], Kenya K000334139 No
Sep 1, 1967 Verdcourt, B. [1995], Kenya K000334142 No
Sep 1, 1967 Wood, D. [742], Kenya K000334146 No
St. Clair-Thompson [940], Tanzania K000367454 Unknown type material Yes
St. Clair-Thompson [940], Tanzania K000367456 Yes
Fries, R.E. [1200], Kenya K000367457 Unknown type material Yes
Hedberg, O. [1664], Kenya K000334141 No
Hedberg, O. [4331], Kenya K000334140 No
Davidse, G. [7003], Kenya K000334144 No
St. Clair-Thompson [940], Tanzania K000367455 Yes
Watt, L.W. [1128], Kenya K000334148 No
Hedberg, O. [4436], Kenya K000334147 No
Bjornstad, A. [395], Kenya K000334143 No
Hedberg, O. [2022], Kenya K000334145 No
Oct 1, 1954 Oliver [16], Uganda Agrostis kilimandscharica var. sororia K000367459 Yes
Oct 1, 1954 Oliver [16], Uganda Agrostis kilimandscharica var. sororia K000367460 Yes
Oct 1, 1954 Oliver [16], Uganda Agrostis kilimandscharica var. sororia K000367458 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1937 Burrt, B. D. [3176], Congo, DRC Agrostis burttii K000367476 Yes
Jan 1, 1937 Burrt, B. D. [3176], Congo, DRC Agrostis burttii K000367477 Yes
Jan 1, 1937 Burrt, B. D. [3176], Congo, DRC Agrostis burttii K000367475 Yes

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 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