This taxon name is not current. The available references for this name are:
Sporobolus indicus var. capensis (P.Beauv.) Engl. is more recently known as Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay
Reason See Simon & Jacobs, Austral.Syst.Bot.12:385(1999)
Sporobolus indicus var. africanus (Poiret) Jovet & Guedes is a taxonomic synonym.
Reason Fide G.Perry pers. comm. 4/11/94
See also: A longer explanation of these and other terms in our Plant Names Primer.
A taxon name that is no longer current will retain its ‘Threatened’, ‘Extinct’, or ‘Extinct in the Wild’ status until a new name has been published in a Biodiversity Conservation Order.