Eragrostis porosa Nees

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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
93990013 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs

Caprivi: Lutalo, west of Katima Mulilo - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 0Graminoid; Notes: Slender, tufted annual grass, up to 40 cm high when in flower. Culms somewhat geniculate but generally ascending, yellow-green but nodes conspicuously purple-banded, smooth and glabrous, terete, only shortly exposed. Leaf blade expanded basally but rolled somewhat at extreme apex, bright green, softly textured with long, white, silky hairs especially abaxially, narrowly ovate to lanceolate, about 120 x 5 mm acutely arranged and not recurved. Ligule an inconspicuous ridge; collar purplish with long, white, stiff indumentum. Leaf sheath short, 3 - 4,5 cm long, sticky, bright green to purple-tinted at base, with long white hairs, not overlapping, tightly circumculmate along entire length. Inflorecence a panicle, narrowly ovoid in outline, 9 - 15 x 2 - 4,5 cm; peduncle entirely concealed by uppermost leaf; secondary axis alternate tending to be whorled and erect at base, at most 3 cm long, slender, undulate, sticky, cluster of long white hairs at junction with main axis. Spikelets minute, laterally flattened, ovate, 1,50 x 0,5 mm, pale green.-17.62500024.3750005

Total records found: 1

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: Eragrostis porosa., retrieved 28 November 2021

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