Eragrostis tenuifolia (A. Rich.) Hochst. ex Steud.

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Eragrostis tenuifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Alexandra Park, Harare

Eragrostis tenuifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Alexandra Park, Harare

Eragrostis tenuifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Chalet 2, Chirinda Forest

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Synonyms: Eragrostis plana sensu B.K. Simon
Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Spreading perennial grass, up to 70 cm. Inflorescence an open panicle. Spikelets laterally compressed.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: tenuifolia: slender-leaved
Habitat: Mostly found in disturbed and cultivated areas around human habitation, but also in riverine vegetation and moist grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 800 - 2300 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 23 March 2006
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis tenuifolia
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eragrostis tenuifolia
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West African Plants database: Eragrostis tenuifolia


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eragrostis tenuifolia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105240, retrieved 29 August 2014

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