Eragrostis cylindriflora Hochst.

First published in Flora 38: 324 (1855)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Africa. It is an annual or perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Ghana, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Algeria, Belgium, Germany, Great Britain, Madagascar, Maryland, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Réunion, Switzerland, Tunisia, Yemen

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bosser, J. & Renvoize, S.A. (2018). Flore des Mascareignes 203: 1-276. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Bosser, J. (1969). Gramiées des pasturages et des cultures a Madagascar: 1-440. ORSTOM, Paris.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • 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.
  • Cope, T.A., Knees, S.G. & Miller, A.G. (2007). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 5(1): 1-387. Edinburgh University Press.
  • 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.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • 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.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Flora 38: 224 (1855).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bosser, J. & Renvoize, S.A. (2018). Flore des Mascareignes 203: 1-276. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Bosser, J. (1969). Gramiées des pasturages et des cultures a Madagascar: 1-440. ORSTOM, Paris.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • 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.
  • Cope, T.A., Knees, S.G. & Miller, A.G. (2007). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 5(1): 1-387. Edinburgh University Press.
  • 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.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 25: 1-781. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • 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.
  • Mallett, K. (ed.) (2005). Flora of Australia 44B: 1-486. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Clayton in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3: 391 (1972).
  • Hochst. in Flora 38: 324(1855).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 18, 2009 Crawford, F. [88] Namibia K000450379 Yes
Jun 18, 2009 Crawford, F. [75] Namibia K000450380 Yes
Oct 27, 2008 Crawford, F. [185] Namibia K000450373 Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Schimper [2279] Eritrea K000366455 Type Yes
Welwitsch [7295b] Angola K000366335 Type Yes
Greenway, P.J. [784] Tanzania K000366387 Type Yes
Atherstone [s.n.] South Africa K000365777 Type Yes
Welwitsch [2772] Angola K000366332 Type Yes
Welwitsch [7468] Angola K000366334 Type Yes
Welwitsch [2301] Angola K000366331 Type Yes
Welwitsch [2669] Angola K000366333 Type Yes
Schlieben [6381] Tanzania K000366389 Type Yes
Schlieben [6381] Tanzania K000366388 Type Yes
Schlieben [6381] Tanzania K000366391 Type Yes
Welwitsch [7489] Angola K000366330 Type Yes
Schweinfurth [1632] Eritrea K000366454 Type Yes
Terracciano; Pappi [ K000366453 Type No
Aug 19, 1953 illegible (Dusies?) [s.n.] South Africa Eragrostis rigidior K000365678 Type Yes
Dinter [1635] South Africa Eragrostis rigidior K000365679 Syntype Yes
M.M.C.; M.M.; A.F.B.; A.D.B. [S.W.A. 841] Namibia Eragrostis horizontalis K001625405 Yes
MMC/AFB [S.W.A.3354] Namibia Eragrostis trichophora K001612105 Yes
Wilman [K 13] South Africa Eragrostis trichophora K000365774 Type Yes
Durieu de Maisonneuve, M., C. [s.n.] Algeria Eragrostis trichophora K000907493 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dinter [2572] South Africa Eragrostis trichophora K000365776 Type Yes
Seiner, F. [510] South Africa Eragrostis trichophora K000365775 Type Yes

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