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
 
CHASMANTHIUM Link
Chasmanthium latifolium (Michx.) H.O.Yates
Uniola latifolia Michx.
 
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.
Phalaris arundinacea 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.409. CYNODON Rich.
Cynodon aethiopicus Clayton & Harlan
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. var. elegans Rendle
Cynodon polevansii Stent
Panicum dactylon L.
Cynodon incompletus Nees
Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst
var. nlemfuensis
Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst
var. robustus Clayton & Harlan
Cynodon plectostachyus (K. Schum.) Pilg.
Cynodon transvaalensis Burtt Davy
 
G.43 DENDROCALAMUS Nees
Dendrocalamus giganteus Wall. ex Munro
 
G.455. PANICUM L.
Panicum antidotale Retz.
 
G.485. BRACHIARIA (Trin.) Griseb.
PSEUDOBRACHIARIA Launert  
Brachiaria brizantha (A. Rich.) Stapf
Brachiaria brizantha var. angustifolia Stent & Rattray
Panicum brizanthum A. Rich.
 
G.495. PASPALUM L.
Paspalum guenoarum Arechav.
Paspalum notatum Flüggé
 
G.500. AXONOPUS P. Beauv.
Axonopus affinis Chase
Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.
Axonopus kisantuensis Vanderyst
Milium compressum Swartz
 
G.503. SETARIA P. Beauv.
CYMBOSETARIA Schweick.  
Setaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.
Panicum italicum L.
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T. Durand & Schinz
Panicum megaphyllum Steud.
Panicum oligochaete (K. Schum.) Kneucker
Panicum plicatile Hochst.
Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Setaria insignis de Wit
Setaria macrophylla Anderss.
Setaria megaphylla var. chevalieri (Stapf) Berhaut
Setaria natalensis de Wit
Setaria oligochaete K. Schum.
Setaria phillipsii de Wit
Setaria plicatilis (Hochst.) Engl.
 
G.534. CENCHRUS L.
BECKEROPSIS Fig. & De Not.  
PENNISETUM Rich.  
Cenchrus americanus (L.) Morrone
Cenchrus spicatus (L.) Cav.
Pennisetum americanum (L.) Leeke
Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br.
Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf & C.E. Hubb.
Cenchrus clandestinus (Hochst. ex Chiov.) Morrone
Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov.
Cenchrus purpureus (Schumach.) Morrone
Gymnothrix nitens Anderss.
Pennisetum benthamii Steud. var. nudum Hackel
Pennisetum benthamii Steud. var. sambesiense Hackel
Pennisetum benthamii Steud. var. ternatum Hackel
Pennisetum blepharideum Gilli
Pennisetum flavicomum Leeke
Pennisetum gossweileri Stapf & Hubbard
Pennisetum lachnorrhachis Peter
Pennisetum nitens (Anderss.) Hackel
Pennisetum pruinosum Leeke
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Cenchrus setaceus (Forssk.) Morrone
Pennisetum ruppellii Steud.
Pennisetum setaceum (Forssk.) Chiov.
 
G.568. SACCHARUM L.
Saccharum officinarum L.
 
G.570. MISCANTHUS Andersson
MISCANTHIDIUM Stapf  
Miscanthus sinensis Andersson
 
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, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants checklist: Poaceae.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-cult-checklist.php?family_id=177, retrieved 14 April 2021

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