Alloteropsis semialata (R. Br.) Hitchc.
subsp. semialata

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Alloteropsis semialata subsp. semialata

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Synonyms: Alloteropsis gwebiensis Stent & J.M. Rattray
Axonopus semialatus (R. Br.) Hook. f.
Paspalum semialatum (R. Br.) Eyles
Common names: Black-seed grass (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Densely tufted perennial grass, up to 1.3 m. Inflorescence digitate, mostly 2-4 racemes (sometimes more), up to 25 cm. Spikelets 4-7.5 mm, sometimes showing purple stripes.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In clearings in savanna woodland and vlei margins, favouring acidic and stony soils.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1600 m
Flowering time:Sep - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 338. as Alloteropsis semialata


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Flora of Malawi: Alloteropsis semialata subsp. semialata
Flora of Mozambique: Alloteropsis semialata subsp. semialata
Flora of Zambia: Alloteropsis semialata subsp. semialata

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African Plant Database: Alloteropsis semialata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Alloteropsis semialata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Alloteropsis semialata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Alloteropsis semialata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Alloteropsis semialata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Alloteropsis semialata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Alloteropsis semialata
Ispot Southern Africa : Alloteropsis semialata
JSTOR Plant Science: Alloteropsis semialata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Alloteropsis semialata
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Alloteropsis semialata
Tropicos: Alloteropsis semialata
West African Plants database: Alloteropsis semialata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Alloteropsis semialata subsp. semialata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=106760, retrieved 24 June 2016

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