Schmidtia pappophoroides Steud. ex J.A. Schmidt

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
90771031 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Sharp
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB2151
MSM Sosef
BR

Woodland on Kalahari sandChesa Forest Reserve, Umguza District.1960Zimbabwe1928C3 W1235-19.98463028.2443007
80565031 Jan 2012AM Isaiah
T Komi
AM Isaiah
T Komi
s.n.
GAB

Botswana National Botanic Garden, Gaberone0Botswana2425D2 SE985Cited in Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden, Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015).-24.66726025.9449705
36835017 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside bankMakuti-Chirindu rd, on escarpment0Zimbabwe1629A1 N600-16.19286029.1639407
27470013 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Rocky woodlandKhami Ruins69,810Zimbabwe2028A2 W1290-20.14527028.4238500
27366011 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open woodland with scattered shrubs and small treesBy road from Hwange NP to main Vic Falls / Bulawayo Rd, Matetsi Safari Area0Zimbabwe1825B4 W1060-18.47607025.9042000
2715809 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Mopane woodlandBy road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1826C1 W1020-18.70113026.2003400
2722409 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed groundRobins Camp, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1825D2 W970-18.62939025.9858200
2688107 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed grassy area with some shrubsWhite Hill Pan, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1826D3 W1050-18.86780026.6460100
2689507 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open grassy area with some shrubsBy road from Main Camp to Sinamatella, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1826C4 W1040-18.83251026.3594500
2532307 Jan 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open dry woodland, by small bridgeKariba-Nyaodza River rd0Zimbabwe1629C1 N550-16.58422029.0755700
95411020 Jan 2007S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1331
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Bagani to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A1 10451 m high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 1 m high grass. Cataphylls hairy. Leaves ovate, softly pubescent. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal raceme, spikelets awned. Mature spikelets straw coloured. Common, in sandy soil in full sun.-18.04278022.0030602
200811 Feb 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Dry roadsideRimiti West (2nd stop), by main Mutare to Birchenough Bridge rd0Zimbabwe1932B3 VP522479E7600
93169024 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1424
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Omega III to Divundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722C4 1016grass; Notes: Tufted, glandular pubescent grass. Cataphylls hairs. Culms red tinged. Leaves ovate. Ligule a fringed membrane. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Common.-17.97583022.4833305
95464024 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1438
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Omega III to Divundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A2 102170 cm high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 70 cm high, gladular pubescent grass. cataphylls hairy. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal raceme. Spikelets awned, straw coloured. Common, in sandy soil, in full sun.-18.00778022.4219402
93451023 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1404
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Kongola Airstrip, in a westerly direction.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C1 101370 cm high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 70 cm high grass. Leaves ovate, tapering to a fine point. Softly pubescent. Inflorescence a terminal, contracted panicle. Spikelets straw coloured, awned. Common, in full sun, in sandy soil.-17.74944023.1608305
95522022 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1397
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Caprivi/Botswana border.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822B2 99290 cm high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 90 cm high grass. Leaves ovate. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal, contracted panicle. Spikelets awned. Common, in damp clay soil of omuramba in full sun.-18.02694022.9650002
93386021 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1368
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: 141 km from Bagani bridge to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 103390 cm high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 90 cm high, softly pubescent grass. Leaves ovate. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Common, in sandy soil, in full sun.-17.87444022.8755605
93112020 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1351
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Bagani to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722C3 105170 cm high; grass; Notes: Annual, 70 cm high grass. Leaves ovate, pubescent. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Common, in sandy soil of omuramba.-17.98194022.1036105
95014019 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1304
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Rundu - Divundu main road0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A1 109280 cm high; grass; Notes: Annual, softly pubescent, 90 cm high grass. Leaves lanceolate, terminating to a fine point. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal raceme, spikelets awned. Occasional, in full sun in sandy soil.-18.00111021.0591702
83573020 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder
3872
L Fish
PRE

Degraded Baikiaea forest.Livingstone District; ca. 26.9 km W of intersection of Lusaka Road and Livingstone-Sesheke Road in Livingstone, in Katombora L.F. #30, degraded Baikiaea forest. Collections ca. 2 km. from roadside on south side of road. 0Zambia1725D3 S840From open areas; in sand; to 1 m tall; bracts dried brown.-17.78361125.5552785
94890018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
391
WIND

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: Malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 930Graminoid; Notes: Tufted, perennial grass up to 0,75 m high when in flower. Culms ascending to strongly geniculate at base, often rooting from prostrate nodes, upper nodes conspicuously crimson-banded. Rhizome globose, surrounded by densely velutinous leaf remains. Leaf blade lanceolate, 200 x 10 mm, usually expanded blue-green with margins whitish glabrous although margins appear minutely setulose, hard and scabrous to the touch. Ligule inconspicuously fimbriate. Leaf sheath blue-green to red-purple tinted, shallowly canaliculate and white-ribbed, finely pubescent, loosely circumculmate, basally imbricate, overlapping, 5 cm long. Inflorescence a relatively dense panicle, narrowly ovate in outline, 160 x 50 mm. Raceme 50 mm long, ascending, not rigid. Spikelet stalked, ovoid to slightly cucuform, 1 cm long, densely pubescent, awned. Glumes membranous, green-ribbed, persistent.-17.78330025.2075005
94360016 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
290
WIND

Caprivi: 32 km along Chinchimane turn-off from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0Graminoid; Notes: Tufted perennial grass, up to 75 cm high when in flower. Culms erect to steeply ascending, branched sturdy and rigid, terete, covered over entire length by leaf bases. Leaf blade lanceolate, tapering over a length of 20 cm to a fine tip, up to 1 cm wide, expanded to somewhat revolute along margins, blue-green, glaucous, margins white, thickened with minute setulose indumentum, both surfaces with varying degree of long white downy indumentum, base rounded. Ligule a ridged fringe of dense, short, white indumentum not extending onto yellowish collar region. Leaf sheath 8 cm long, overlapping, loosely circumculmate, keeled but imbricate at base, canaliculate, densely pubescent, basally purple-tinted. Inflorescence a dense panicle narrowly elliptic, 180 x 30 mm, borne on slender peduncle subtended at base by upper leaf. Racemes adnate along main axis or ascending never spreading 6 cm long, alternate or clustered. Spikelets narrowly ellipsoid, apex sharply acute, 10 x 1 mm. Glumes membranous, dark green, glaucous, upper glume > lower glume. 6 flowers/spikelet. Lemma densely pubescent, apex deeply lacerate with 5 awns inserted between lobes; awns dark brown, straight to curved, rigid, glabrous. Palea ovate, membranous, about glabrous. Caryopsis ovoid, flattened on one side, smooth, shiny, glabrous, yellow-brown, 1,5 - 2 x 1 mm.-17.87500024.1250004
8357201 Jan 1988MG Bingham
MG Bingham
4209
Lake Kariba. Open woodland. Gwembe District; Lake Kariba, Kotakota Peninsula. 0Zambia1628D3 S500Tufted perennial grass; locally dominant.-16.83333328.6666675

Total records found: 23



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Schmidtia pappophoroides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=104450, retrieved 29 November 2021

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