Checklist: Poaceae

POACEAE

Introduction:

This is a checklist of species, generated from the database, which are known to have been cultivated in Zimbabwe.

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Briza maxima
GRAMINAE  
Literature:   
Bennett, K.E. (1980) Keys to Zimbabwean grass species. Kirkia 11(2) 169-286  
Clayton, W.D. (1970) Poaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Part 1   
Clayton, W.D. (1989) Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3)   
Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1982) Poaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Part 3   
Clayton, W.D. & Renvoize, S.A. (1986) Genera Graminum. Grasses of the World. HMSO, London  
Clayton, W.D. et al. (1974) Poaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Part 2   
Cope, T.A. (1999) Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2)   
Cope, T.A. (2002) Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4)   
Gibbs Russell, G.E. et al. (1990) Grasses of Southern Africa. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria  
Launert, E. (1971) Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1)   
 
Names
 
PLEIOBLASTUS Nakai
BAMBUSA Schreb.  
Pleioblastus fortunei (Van Houtte) Nakai
Bambusa fortunei Van Houtte
 
G.030. BAMBUSA Schreb.
Bambusa balcooa Roxb.
Bambusa vulgaris (Schrad.) Wendl.
 
G.076. ORYZA L.
Oryza sativa L.
 
G.121. BRIZA L.
Briza maxima L.
 
G.173. AVENA L.
 
G.196. PHALARIS L.
 
G.242. TRITICUM L.
 
G.288. CORTADERIA Stapf
Cortaderia selloana (Schult. & Schult. f.) Asch. & Graebn.
Gynerium argenteum Nees
 
G.290. ARUNDO L.
Arundo donax L.
 
G.370. ELEUSINE Gaertn.
Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.
 
G.373. DACTYLOCTENIUM Willd.
Dactyloctenium australe Steud.
 
G.455. PANICUM L.
Panicum antidotale Retz.
 
G.485. BRACHIARIA (Trin.) Griseb.
PSEUDOBRACHIARIA Launert  
Brachiaria brizantha (A. Rich.) Stapf
var. angustifolia Stent & J.M. Rattray
 
G.500. AXONOPUS P. Beauv.
Axonopus affinis Chase
Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.
 
G.503. SETARIA P. Beauv.
CYMBOSETARIA Schweick.  
Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.
Panicum italicum L.
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T. Durand & Schinz
Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Setaria chevalieri Stapf.
Setaria plicatilis (Hochst.) Engl.
 
G.534. CENCHRUS L.
BECKEROPSIS Fig. & De Not.  
PENNISETUM Rich.  
Cenchrus clandestinus (Hochst. ex Chiov.) Morrone
Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov.
Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Cenchrus setaceus (Forssk.) Morrone
Pennisetum ruppellii Steud.
Pennisetum setaceum (Forssk.) Chiov.
Cenchrus spicatus (L.) Cav.
Pennisetum americanum (L.) Leeke
Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br.
Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
 
G.568. SACCHARUM L.
Saccharum officinarum L.
 
G.570. MISCANTHUS Andersson
MISCANTHIDIUM Stapf  
 
G.576. POGONATHERUM P. Beauv.
Pogonatherum paniceum (Lam.) Hack.
 
G.584. SORGHUM Moench
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Sorghum × drummondii (Steud.) Millsp. & Chase
Sorghum sudanense (Piper) Stapf
 
G.589. CHRYSOPOGON Trin.
VETIVERIA Bory  
Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty
Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash
 
G.591. DICHANTHIUM Willemet
Dichanthium sericeum (R. Br.) A. Camus
Andropogon affinis R. Br.
Andropogon sericeus R. Br.
Dichanthium acutiusculum (Hack.) A. Camus
 
G.608. CYMBOPOGON Spreng.
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Andropogon citratus DC.
 
G.646. ZEA L.
Zea mays L.
 
G.651. COIX L.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants checklist: Poaceae.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-cult-checklist.php?family_id=177, retrieved 26 April 2017

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