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Taxon: Aristida congesta Roem. & Schult.

 
Genus: Aristida
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Aristidoideae
Tribe: Aristideae
Nomen number: 4042
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 2:401. 1817
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Mar-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 (7 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • katstertsteekgras  (Source: Grass SAfr) - Afrikaans

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Cape Province, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


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 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  4. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58 (Grass SAfr)
  5. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia (F Ethiop)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  7. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

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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=4042. Accessed 18 June 2019.