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Taxon: Tristachya superba (De Not.) Schweinf. & Asch.

 
Genus: Tristachya
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Tristachyideae
Nomen number: 417347
Place of publication: Beitr. Fl. Aethiop. 302. 1867
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-May-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • giant trident grass  (Source: Grass SAfr) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon (n.), Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana (n.), Namibia (n.)


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Gibbs-Russell, G. E. et al. Grasses of southern Africa. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa vol. 58. 1990 (Grass SAfr)
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  4. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  5. Zon, A. P. M. van der Graminées du Cameroun. 1992 (Grass Camer)

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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=417347. Accessed 23 January 2019.