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Taxon: Aristida barbicollis Trin. & Rupr.

 
Genus: Aristida
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Aristidoideae
Tribe: Aristideae
Nomen number: 4033
Place of publication: Sp. gram. stipac. 152. 1842 (Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 7,5(1-2):152. 1843)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • spreading prickle grass  (Source: Grass SAfr) - English
  • witsteekgras  (Source: Grass SAfr) - Afrikaans

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West]


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  3. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58 (Grass SAfr)
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia (F Ethiop)
  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=4033. Accessed 18 June 2019.