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Taxon: Hyparrhenia cymbaria (L.) Stapf

 
Genus: Hyparrhenia
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Andropogoninae
Nomen number: 19540
Place of publication: D. Prain, Fl. trop. Afr. 9:332. 1919
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • boat thatching grass  (Source: Grass SAfr) - English
  • bootjietamboekiegras  (Source: Grass SAfr) - Afrikaans

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola (n.), Malawi, Mozambique
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa [Cape Province (e.), KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar


References:

  1. Bor, N. L. 1960. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. Note: mentions
  2. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  3. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. 1990. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  7. Zon, A. P. M. van der. 1992. Graminées du Cameroun

Check other web resources for Hyparrhenia cymbaria (L.) Stapf :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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=19540. Accessed 21 July 2019.