Eriochrysis pallida Munro

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Eriochrysis pallida

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chakoma, NE of Harare

Eriochrysis pallida

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chakoma, NE of Harare

Eriochrysis pallida

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chakoma, NE of Harare

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Synonyms: Eriochrysis munroana (Hack.) Pilg.
Saccharum munroanum Hack.
Saccharum pallidum (Munro) Benth.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Tufted perennial grass, 30-90 cm high. Inflorescence up to c. 14 cm long, consisting of 3-14 racemes each up to 4 cm long. Spikelets sessile, 3.5-6 m mm long covered in dense tawny hairs longer than the spikelets.
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Habitat: In swampy places.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1700 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Wednesday 2 November 2016
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 346. (Includes a picture).

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Page 6.

Launert, E. (1963). Malpighiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Page 105.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 138.


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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: Eriochrysis pallida.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164540, retrieved 25 November 2017

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