Megathyrsus. maximus var. pubiglumis *

Megathyrsus maximus var. pubiglumis * (K.
Schum.) B.K. Simon & S.W.L. Jacobs. Austrobaileya 6 (3): 572–573

  Basionym and/or Replacement Name:  Panicum maximum var. pubiglume
K. Schum., Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas B(2–3): 85 (1895)

Type of Basionym or
Protologue Information
: LT: Holst 8716, Tanzania: Usambara, Mashewa (B;
ILT: K). LT designated by Veldkamp, Blumea 41: 197 (1996).

: Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland,
New South Wales.

Notes. Qld and
N.S.W. Native to tropical Africa but now
widely introduced in the tropics and subtropics of the world. In tropical and
subtropical rain forests, tropical and subtropical wet sclerophyll forests, dry
sclerophyll forests, tropical and subtropical sub-humid woodlands, semi-arid
shrub woodlands, and acacia shrublands. A selected form of the typical variety
frequently introduced for pasture improvement. Flowers essentially throughout
the year.

AVH 2011

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith