Andropogon distachyos L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1046 (1753), nom. cons.
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Canary Islands, Medit. to Africa, Arabian Peninsula. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Cameroon, Canary Is., Chad, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Greece, Italy, Kenya, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Northern Provinces, Oman, Palestine, Rwanda, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Thailand

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 3: 451-898.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Cope, T.A. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca 10(4): 1-190. 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.
  • Danin, A. (2004). Distribution Atlas of Plants in the Flora Palaestina area: 1-517. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem.
  • 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.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1985). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 9: 1-724. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 9: 218.
  • Sp. Pl. 1046 (1753)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 3: 451-898.
  • Cope, T.A. (2002). Flora Zambesiaca 10(4): 1-190. 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.
  • Danin, A. (2004). Distribution Atlas of Plants in the Flora Palaestina area: 1-517. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1985). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 9: 1-724. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hassler, M. (2012). Flora of Rhodes. Systematic list of flora of Rhodes http://www.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de/~db111/flora/rhodos/list.php.
  • 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.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Quézel, P. (1958). Mission Botanique au Tibesti: 1-357. Université d'Alger.
  • Robyns, W. (1929). Flore Agrostologique du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1: 1-229. Goemaere, Bruxelles.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1980). Flora Europaea 5: 1-452. Cambridge University Press.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.V. Bogdan, A Revised List of Kenya Grasses p. 58 (1958).
  • Clayton in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3: 485 (1972).
  • D.M. Napper, Grasses of Tanganyika: 103 (1965).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 388 (1956).
  • K.W. Harker & D.M. Napper, An Illustrated Guide to the Grasses of Uganda p. 15 (1960).
  • L., Sp. Pl.: 1046 (1753).
  • Robyns, Fl. Agrost. Congo Belge 1: 130 (1929).
  • Robyns, Flore des Spermatophytes du Parc National Albert 3: 55 (1955).
  • Stapf in Flora of Tropical Africa 9: 218 (1919).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll [s.n.] Spain K001770402 Yes
Bourgeau, E. [319] Spain K001770401 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] Greece K001770403 Yes
Butler, T. [s.n.] France K003091478 No
[M. Stale] [101] Cameroon K003092949 No
Reichenbach [s.n.] Italy K001770404 Yes
s.coll [228] Spain K003091526 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K003091484 No
Duthie, J.F. [s.n.] Malta K003091474 No
Boughey, A.S. [GC6838] Cameroon K003092950 No
Huet; Jacquin [s.n.] France K003091488 No
Todaro [666] Italy K001651696 No
s.coll [s.n.] Greece K003091516 Yes
s.coll [s.n.] Spain K003091527 Yes
Bricknell, C.A. [49] Malta K003091497 No
s.coll. [s.n.] France K003091482 No
Sieber [s.n.] Italy K003091500 Yes
Duthie, J.F. [s.n.] Malta K003091496 No
s.coll. [153] France K003091476 No
Mann [1345] Cameroon K003092947 No
Endrefs [s.n.] France K001651695 No
Gandoger, M. [429] France K003091479 No
Gabriel Strobl, P. [s.n.] Italy K003091498 No
Todaro [666] Italy K003091494 No
Pappi, A. [2129] Eritrea K000280523 Type Yes
de Retz, B. [330] France K003091473 No
s.coll. [s.n.] France K003091477 No
s.coll. [s.n.] France K003091485 No
s.coll. [s.n.] France K003091487 No
s.coll. [s.n.] France K003091480 No
Easter, A.E. [s.n.] France K003091472 No
Reverchon, E. [68] France K003091486 No
[Mann] [1345] Cameroon K003092951 No
Gamble, J.S. [20318] Italy K003091492 No
Bornmuller, J. [490] Italy K003091491 No
Scaetta [1671] Rwanda K003092952 No
s.coll. [s.n.] France K003091481 No
[Goulon] [s.n.] France K003091475 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [371] France K003091471 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K003091490 No
Mann, G. [2078] Cameroon K003092948 No
Pons, A. [s.n.] France K003091489 No
Gabriel Strobl, P. [s.n.] Italy K003091499 No
[J. D. M.] [1035] Cameroon K003092946 No
Gamble, J.S. [28147] Malta K003091495 No
Ross, H. [89] Italy K003091493 No
Thomas, L. [s.n.] France K003091483 No
Boughey, A.S. [10621] Nigeria K003092945 No

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