Agrostis volkensii Stapf

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1897: 289 (1897)
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 montane tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

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.

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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.V. Bogdan, A Revised List of Kenya Grasses p. 31 (1958).
  • C. E. Hubbard in Flora of Tropical Africa 10: 171 (1937).
  • D.M. Napper, Grasses of Tanganyika: 19 (1965).
  • K.W. Harker & D.M. Napper, An Illustrated Guide to the Grasses of Uganda p. 13 (1960).
  • O. Hedberg, Afroalpine Vascular Plants p. 52, 261 (1957).
  • Stapf in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1897: 289 (1897), as “ volckensii ”.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1992 Linder [3666], Kenya K000333214 No
Jan 1, 1986 Lawton, R.M. [1665], Kenya K000333217 No
Jan 1, 1967 Hedberg, O. [1849], Kenya K000333219 No
Jan 1, 1967 Hedberg, O. [1768], Kenya K000333220 No
Jan 1, 1967 Edwards, D.C. [2943], Kenya K000333218 No
Aug 14, 1948 Hedberg, O. [4150], Kenya K000333215 No
Jan 1, 1937 Volkens, G. [1856], Tanzania K000367439 Unknown type material Yes
Uhlig, C. [610], Tanzania K000367440 Yes
Hedberg, O. [1543], Kenya K000333221 No
Uhlig, C. [71], Tanzania K000367438 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