Bulbostylis oritrephes (Ridl.) C.B. Clarke

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Bulbostylis oritrephes

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Synonyms: Bulbostylis caespitosa Peter
Bulbostylis trichobasis (Baker) C.B. Clarke var. caespitosa (Peter) Kük.
Fimbristylis oritrephes Ridl.
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Slender perennial, 3‒40 cm tall with rhizome composed of characteristic confluent swollen stem bases; stems with many white spreading hairs below but almost glabrous above. Leaf blades fine, short, dark green. Inflorescence with 3 spikelets, one sessile surrounded by 1‒2 or more stalked ones. Glumes dark reddish-brown or blackish, with paler midrib.
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Worldwide distribution: Regional FZ: Zambia (not confirmed), Malawi, Angola; Global:Tropical 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 297.

Gordon-Gray, K.D. (1995). Cyperaceae in Natal Strelitzia 2 Page 34.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 77 - 78.


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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 oritrephes.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111340, retrieved 18 December 2017

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