Coleochloa abyssinica

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Coleochloa abyssinica


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Trilepideae
Genus: Coleochloa
Species: Coleochloa abyssinica


Coleochloa abyssinica (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Gilly, Brittonia 5: 14 (1943)


  • Basionym
    • Eriospora abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 508 (1850).
  • Homotypic
    • Trilepis abyssinica (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Boeckeler, Linnaea 39: 9 (1875).
  • Heterotypic
    • Eriospora abyssinica var. castanea C.B.Clarke in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 8: 513 (1902).
    • Coleochloa abyssinica var. castanea (C.B.Clarke) Pic.Serm., Webbia 7: 347 (1951).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Reguonal:Tropical Africa
      • Angola; Cameroon; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Nigeria; Sudan; Tanzania; Uganda; Zare

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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