Alloteropsis semialata (R. Br.) Hitchc.
subsp. eckloniana (Nees) Gibbs Russ.

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Synonyms: Alloteropsis semialata (R. Br.) Hitchc. var. eckloniana (Nees) C.E. Hubb.
Bluffia eckloniana Nees
Paspalum semialatum R. Br. var. ecklonii (Stapf) Eyles
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Status: Native
Description:
As for subsp. semialata but the leaf lamina is broad and flat, narrowing abruptly at the apex, the ribs of the basal sheaths are slender and the spikelets are densely packed on the racemes.
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Habitat: Upland grassland
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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. (Includes a picture).

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 60 - 61.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Alloteropsis semialata
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Alloteropsis semialata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Alloteropsis semialata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Alloteropsis semialata
Tropicos: Alloteropsis semialata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Alloteropsis semialata subsp. eckloniana.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=106770, retrieved 20 November 2017

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