Stipagrostis namaquensis

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Stipagrostis namaquensis


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Aristidoideae
Tribus: Aristideae
Genus: Stipagrostis
Species: Stipagrostis namaquensis


Stipagrostis namaquensis (Nees) De Winter, Kirkia 3: 135 (1963).


  • Basionym
    • Arthratherum namaquense Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 185 (1841).
  • Homotypic
    • Aristida namaquensis (Nees) Trin. & Rupr., Sp. Gram. Stipac.: 174 (1842).
  • Heterotypic
    • Arthratherum namaquense var. vagans Nees, Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill.: 185 (1841).
    • Aristida namaquensis var. vagans (Nees) Walp., Ann. Bot. Syst. 3: 750 (1852).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Botswana; Cape Provinces; Free State; Lesotho; Namibia

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Steekkweek
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