Urochloa bovonei (Chiov.) A.M.Torres & C.M.Morton

First published in Molec. Phylogen. Evol. 37: 42 (2005)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to S. Africa. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Brachiaria bovonei.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982). Gramineae. Flora of Tropical East Africa 3: 451-898.
  • Clayton, W.D. (1989). Flora Zambesiaca 10(3): 1-231. 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.
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Rogers, F.A. [10139] Brachiaria bovonei K000282079 Unknown Type Material Yes
Pires, J.M. [14864] Brazil Brachiaria bovonei K001102329 Yes
Merret, L.; Vollesen, K.; Bidgood, S. [9972] Zambia Brachiaria bovonei K001569146 Yes
Merret, L.; Vollesen, K.; Bidgood, S. [9589] Zambia Brachiaria bovonei K001569104 Yes
Merret, L.; Vollesen, K.; Bidgood, S. [9561] Zambia Brachiaria bovonei K001569100 Yes
Merret, L.; Vollesen, K.; Bidgood, S. [9894] Zambia Brachiaria bovonei K001569108 Yes
Whyte, A. Malawi Brachiaria bovonei K000282081 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dowson, W.J. [296] Brachiaria bovonei K000282080 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nobbs, A.E. [674] Zimbabwe Brachiaria bovonei K000282078 Syntype Yes
Craster, W.,, Mrs. [19] Zimbabwe Brachiaria bovonei K000282082 Unknown Type Material Yes
Homblé [5] Congo, Democratic Republic of the Brachiaria bovonei K000282155 Holotype Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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

    • Clayton, W.D., Vorontsova, M.S., Harman, K.T. and Williamson, H. (2006 onwards). 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0