Trichopteryx stolziana Henr.

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Trichopteryx stolziana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Trichopteryx stolziana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Trichopteryx stolziana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Trichopteryx stolziana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Opposite slope above valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

Trichopteryx stolziana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Opposite slope above valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts

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Synonyms: Loudetia pusilla Chiov.
Trichopteryx elegantula (Hook. f.) Stapf subsp. stolziana J.B. Phipps
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Annual grass with slender and wiry, erect or ascending culms up to 30 cm high. Leaves along the culms, lanceolate to ovate, 0.5-2.5 cm long. Inflorescence a compact panicle. Spikelets 3.5-5.5 mm long with a central awn 7-15 mm long; callus truncate to emarginate.
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Habitat: Wet seepage on banks and among rocks.
Altitude range: (metres) 1300 - 2500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Sunday 30 August 2015
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 366. (Includes a picture).

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 214 - 215. (Includes a picture).

Goodier, R. & Phipps, J.B. (1961). A revised checklist of the vascular plants of the Chimanimani Mountains Kirkia 1 Page 48.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 111.

Phipps, J.B. (1964). Studies in the Arundinelleae (Graminae), I. Classification of the taxa occurring in Bechuanaland, The Rhodesias and Nyasaland, and Moçambique Kirkia 4 Page 120. as Trichopteryx elegantula subsp. stolziana

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 137.


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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: Trichopteryx stolziana.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=108110, retrieved 12 December 2017

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