Tristachya nodiglumis K. Schum.

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Tristachya nodiglumis

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Tristachya nodiglumis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Views, Vumba

Tristachya nodiglumis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Views, Vumba

Tristachya nodiglumis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Views, Vumba

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Synonyms: Dolichochaete longispiculata (C.E. Hubb.) J.B. Phipps
Dolichochaete nodiglumis (K. Schum.) J.B. Phipps
Tristachya eylesii Stent & J.M. Rattray
Tristachya longispiculata C.E. Hubb.
Tristachya welwitschii Rendle
Common names:
Status: Native
Densely tufted perennial grass, 60-200 cm tall. Inflorescence a long, narrow panicle. Spikelets 2-3 cm long, straw-coloured to brown, often ciliate with black tubercles. Superior lemma pubescent, tapering into bristles. Central awn up to 6 cm long.
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Habitat: Occurring in Brachystegia woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 500 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Tuesday 9 June 2009

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 36.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 209 - 211. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 147.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 193.


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Tropicos: Tristachya nodiglumis

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: Tristachya nodiglumis., retrieved 16 December 2017

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