Eragrostis capensis (Thunb.) Trin.

First published in Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 1: 400 (1830)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Congo to Ethiopia and S. Africa, Madagascar. It is a perennial.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Congo, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bosser, J. (1969). Gramiées des pasturages et des cultures a Madagascar: 1-440. ORSTOM, Paris.
  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Clayton, W.D., Phillips, S.M., Renvoize, S.A. (1974). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 2: 177-449.
  • Cope, T. (1999). Flora Zambesiaca 10(2): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Clayton, W.D., Phillips, S.M., Renvoize, S.A. (1974). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 2: 177-449.
  • Cope, T. (1999). Flora Zambesiaca 10(2): 1-261. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.V. Bogdan, A Revised List of Kenya Grasses p. 19 (1958).
  • D.M. Napper, Grasses of Tanganyika: 34 (1965).
  • Jackson & Wiehe, Ann. list Nyasaland grasses: 39 (1958).
  • Trin. in Mém. Acad. Sci. Pétersb., sér. 6, 1: 400 (1830).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 1969 Jacobsen, E.,, Mrs [s.n.] Tanzania K000366358 Type Yes
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K. [9922] Zambia K001589568 Yes
Homble [3] Congo, Republic of the K000366472 Type Yes
Smitinand, T. [1145] Thailand K000682461 No
Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K.; Bidgood, S. [9451] Zambia K001574779 Yes
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K. [9073] Zambia K001574783 Yes
Burchell [6504] 27CPPOO K000365729 Type Yes
Homble [2] Congo, Republic of the K000366471 Type Yes
L.B.; Abbe, E.C.; Smitinand, T. [9469] Thailand K000682458 No
Merrett, L. [2270] Zambia K001614470 Yes
Sorensen, Th.; Larsen, K.; Hansen, B. [2244] Thailand K000682459 No
Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K.; Bidgood, S. [9551] Zambia K001574788 Yes
Merrett, L. [2148] Zambia K001553972 Yes
Merrett, L. [2133] Zambia K001553973 Yes
Burchell [4964] 27CPPOO K000365731 Type Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [17651A] Thailand K000621421 Yes
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K. [9126] Zambia K001574800 Yes
Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K.; Bidgood, S. [9529] Zambia K001574789 Yes
Merrett, L. [2224] Zambia K001553974 Yes
Burchell [6564] 27CPPOO K000365730 Syntype Yes
Floto, F. [7553] Thailand K000682463 No
Smitinand, T. [1795] Thailand K000682462 No
Burchell [6695] 27CPPOO K000365728 Type Yes
Burchell [4537] 27CPPOO K000365732 Type Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [8682] Thailand K000621419 No
Kerr, A.F.G. [8682] Thailand K000621420 No
Sorensen, Th.; Larsen, K.; Hansen, B. [2361] Thailand K000682460 No
Homble [689] Congo, Republic of the K000366473 Type Yes
Homble [6] Congo, Republic of the Eragrostis brizoides K000366469 Type Yes
Homble [6] Congo, Republic of the Eragrostis brizoides K000366470 Type Yes

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    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0