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Taxon: Dactyloctenium giganteum B. S. Fisher & Schweick.

 
Genus: Dactyloctenium
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Nomen number: 13136
Place of publication: Ann. Natal Mus. 10:53, 69. 1941
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Nov-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal, Cape Province (e.)]


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  4. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  5. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13136. Accessed 22 March 2019.