Urochloa nigropedata (Munro ex Ficalho & Hiern) 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 Kenya to S. Africa. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, 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 nigropedata.]

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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Baines, T. South Africa Brachiaria nigropedata K000282180 Unknown Type Material Yes
Marloth, R. [1091] South Africa Brachiaria nigropedata K000282181 Type Yes
s.coll. [B 8804] Botswana Brachiaria nigropedata K001625395 Yes
M.M.C. [S.Africa 127] South Africa Brachiaria nigropedata K001611528 Yes
M.M.C. [S.Africa 127] South Africa Brachiaria nigropedata K001611529 Yes
M.M.C. [S.Africa 127] South Africa Brachiaria nigropedata K001611573 Yes
M.M.C. [S.Africa 127] South Africa Brachiaria nigropedata K001611572 Yes
Merrett, L. [2267] Zambia Brachiaria nigropedata K001614467 Yes
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K. [9109] Zambia Brachiaria nigropedata K001553649 Yes
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L. & Vollesen, K. [9165] Zambia Brachiaria nigropedata K001553942 Yes
Burchell [2577] South Africa Brachiaria nigropedata K000282178 Type Yes
Burchell [2610] South Africa Brachiaria nigropedata K000282179 Syntype Yes
Burchell [2391] South Africa Brachiaria nigropedata K000282177 Syntype 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
  • Plants and People Africa

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
    • © Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/