Bulbostylis macra (Ridl.) C.B. Clarke

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Bulbostylis macra

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Lusaka N Park

Bulbostylis macra

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Lusaka N Park

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Status: Native
Description:
Tufted perennial 5-35 cm tall with swollen base. Leaves many, bright emerald green, almost filiform, scabrid or slightly hairy. Inflorescence a solitary terminal ovoid to lanceolate spikelet.
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Derivation of specific name: Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Angola and Tanzania.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Angola.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
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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 297.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 72.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 75.


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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bulbostylis macra
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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: Bulbostylis macra.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111320, retrieved 19 November 2017

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