Eragrostis superba Peyr.

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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
11655505 Apr 2022MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Disturbed areas and riverine vegetation by Umfurudzi RiverUmfurudzi Game Park, near the swimming pool and restaurant2300Zimbabwe1731B2 N802-17.09604531.7685267
114336027 Dec 2020MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Central reservationBorrowdale Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1538Single patch of this species-17.78785031.0702757
107808027 Jan 2020MA Hyde
MA Hyde
RoadsideOpen ground NE of Dandaro10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1532-17.77900031.0848007
9708309 Jun 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Rocky hillEwing Kopje, Hillside Dam, Bulawayo810Zimbabwe2028B1 W1379-20.19555428.6159537
9685402 Jun 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Open Brachystegia tamarindoides woodlandNear lodges, Lasting Impressions, Kadoma0Zimbabwe1829B4 C1104-18.44161629.8667537
95957021 Apr 2018MA Hyde
K van Laeren
T Ndadziira
MA Hyde
Miombo woodland (Brachystegia boehmii and Julbernardia globiflora)Near the Mazowe and Umfurudzi Rivers confluence, near Hippo Pools680Zimbabwe1731B2 N756-17.08051131.8544067
9245106 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed open woodland and wooded grassland on alluvial soilsEntrance road to Nkasa Lupale N.P.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B3 948-18.27116023.6409107
9218105 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vergeC8 between Katima Mulilo and Kongola at turn-off to Kaenda0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D2 956-17.71548023.9642607
9225605 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vergeC8 about 82 km West of Katima Mulilo0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D3 963-17.85523023.6407407
9191004 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed Mopani woodland, wet depressionC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 936-17.61726024.2998607
9199204 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed area next to roadC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1824A1 935-18.02194024.0529107
9204704 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside secondary scrub, dry mixed decidious woodlandC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B2 934-18.08854023.9856007
9171402 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside in mixed woodlandRoad to Katima Mulilo0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 944-17.54397024.2659807
9182902 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed woodlandAlong B8 to Ngoma near Katima Mulilo0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 940-17.50533024.3237507
91128328 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge on Kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821B2 1025-18.05595021.8801407
91197028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C3 989-17.82242023.0614407
73329018 Jun 2016MA Hyde
MA Hyde
RoadsideCorner Norfolk Road and Percy Avenue, Bulawayo810Zimbabwe2028B1 W1389-20.20278128.5911937
69576013 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed but regenerating woodland. Pumba Safari Lodge, Gokwe. 0Zimbabwe1828B2 N1234-18.20297028.9284907
69549012 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed area.Layby along Harare-Bulawayo road South of Kwekwe.0Zimbabwe1829B4 C1111-18.39937029.8336107
92787029 Jan 2015MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
Disturbed roadside verge at edge of woodlandUmvumvumvu River gorge470Zimbabwe1932D1 E866-19.52994032.6338407
62907018 Jan 2015MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
In Brachystegia boehmii woodlandSouthern Cross Farm, Chegutu0Zimbabwe1830A1 C1170-18.11149030.2048707
9592601 Mar 2014MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Open woodlandHippo Pools680Zimbabwe1731B2 N780-17.06883031.8717407
65455021 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vegetation West of Masvingo on road to Zvishavane 0Zimbabwe2030B1 S1112-20.04496030.7401107
62167020 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vegetation Along Masvingo road c. 5 km North of Mvuma 0Zimbabwe1930B1 C1396-19.22609030.5937907
5431504 Jan 2014MA Hyde
Open bare groundNear Masvingo Italian Chapel0Zimbabwe2030B2 S1090-20.06960030.8660807
66217020 Apr 2013BT Wursten
A Short
LP Oliveira
BT Wursten
BW458
M Stalmans
BR

TCT-Catapú

EOWBL

Open area with shallow gravelly soils on limestone Plateau above Nhagutua Gorge, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma 140Mozambique1834D2 MS218-18.64399034.8150017
49909023 Mar 2013MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Open woodland by roadBy road from Muzarabani to Mahuwe, Gutsa CL0Zimbabwe1630B4 N460-16.39877030.8958807
54030116 Jan 2013AA Alfaca
AA Alfaca
01-16-01-2013
C Chapano
TCT-Catapú

RoadsideEN1, next to the tchapa stop at the Catapu entrance820Mozambique1835A1 MS90-18.03768335.1967177
80552019 Mar 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
38801011 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside verge and adjacent woodland7 kms north of Mvuma on road to Harare0Zimbabwe1930B1 C1400-19.23867030.5809007
3858209 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside with low shrubsBy road from Birchenough Bridge-Masvingo Rd to Lake Kyle Recreational Park entrance gate0Zimbabwe2030B2 S1080-20.10291030.9529307
3810306 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Rocky miombo woodlandBy Birchenough Bridge to Masvingo road0Zimbabwe1931D3 S1000-19.93689031.6916406
9323005 Mar 2010MM Hochobes
ES Klaassen
S Rügheimer
HR Hasheela
D Aiyambo
MM Hochobes
1958
MM Hochobes
WIND

Rare. Woodland. Growing on plain in well-drained, calcrete soil. Full sun. Roadside.Caprivi: Divundu - Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 1007Erect, annual grass. Leave margins with long space hairs. Inflorescence lax raceme, with big sessile compact spikelets.-17.93638922.6475005
27555014 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside, disturbed groundSouth of Kadoma0Zimbabwe1829B4 C1150-18.35743029.8866500
27534013 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Woodland near streamTributary of Kame River, by road to Khami Ruins0Zimbabwe2028A2 W1310-20.17114028.4349100
27400012 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Mopane woodlandNear bridge over Matetsi River0Zimbabwe1826A1 W870-18.23745026.0129000
27349011 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
2714009 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Mopane woodlandBy road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1826C1 W1020-18.70153026.2373600
2721709 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed groundRobins Camp, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1825D2 W970-18.62939025.9858200
2688807 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside woodlandBy road from Main Camp to Sinamatella, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1826D3 W1060-18.85740026.6376400
2689307 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
2654804 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside vergeBy main Harare to Bulawayo road south of Gweru0Zimbabwe1929D1 C1440-19.70218029.5265600
2656404 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed ground near lodges in Acacia erioloba woodlandHwange NP, Main Camp50Zimbabwe1826D2 W1080-18.73089026.9502900
2534508 Jan 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In weedy lawnCarpark, Chinhoyi Caves0Zimbabwe1730A3 N1240-17.35752030.1296500
2064901 Jan 2008MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Grassy roadside vergeBy main Bulawayo/ Harare rd just NE of Shangani0Zimbabwe1929C2 QJ517147W13400
20571031 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1347
P Ballings
MSM Sosef
BR

Disturbed areaNr upper dam, Hillside Dams, Bulawayo22,810Zimbabwe2028B1 PH694659W1400-20.19901028.6219206
20378028 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In damp areas close to small streamBy rd from Tuli to Hwali River bridge90Zimbabwe2129C3 QF293771S5900
53737128 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1332
MSM Sosef
BR

On a streambank in dry wooded grasslandAlong road to Tuli90Zimbabwe2129C3 QF293761S6306
20036023 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Sandy soils on roadside vergeMaleme Dam, nr main rd19,1700Zimbabwe2028D1 PH572273W13000
19878022 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In grassy area with young treesGolden Mile Motel, Kwekwe0Zimbabwe1829D4 QK950027C12400
19880222 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
MA Hyde
P Ballings
Roadside vergeBy main Harare to Bulawayo Rd, south of Kwekwe0Zimbabwe1829D4 QJ958989C12302
581728 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Roadside woodlandRimiti West, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd0Zimbabwe1932B3 VP512462E7100
592808 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Roadside vergeBy Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd, Chinyauwhere CL0Zimbabwe1932B3 VP559674E8900
95444024 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1442
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Omega III to Divundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A2 1021grass; Notes: Tufted grass. Ligule a fringe of hairs with a tuft of woolly hairs. Leaves ovate, tapering to a fine point. Inflorescence an open panicle. Spikelets cordate, straw coloured. Occasional.-18.00778022.4219402
93427023 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1407
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. Inflorescence a terminal, open panicle. Spikelets cordate, straw coloured. Common, in sandy soil, in full sun.-17.74944023.1608305
93342021 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1367
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: 141 km from Bagani bridge to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 10331 m high; grass; Notes: 1 m high grass. Leaves ovate. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal, open panicle. Spikelets cordate, straw coloured with a red tinge. Common, in full sun, moist sandy soil of depression.-17.87444022.8755605
93092020 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1354
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Bagani to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722C3 10511 m high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 1 m high grass. Leaves ovate, inrolled. Inflorescence an open panicle, spikelets cordate, straw-coloured when mature. Uncommon.-17.98194022.1036105
1132200 2001Maputo Elephant Reserve2260Mozambique2632B4 (QDS approximate)M0Listed in SABONET News 7(1), 2001 23-29 Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve.2
1136130 2001Licuati Forest Reserve2270Mozambique2632A4 M60Listed in SABONET News 7(1), 2001 23-29 Provisional Plant Checklist of the Licuati Forest Reserve.2
1427001 Jan 1998MA Hyde
A MacNaughtan
Sandy roadsideNr Weya, Weya CL, Makoni District0Zimbabwe1832A1 VR123072C13000
57571019 Dec 1997MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
LJ Mullin
Open woodlandNear gravel pit at 37.2 km on the road from Golden Valley to Sanyati0Zimbabwe1829B1 C1000-18.10901029.5134706
5484030 Mar 1997MA Hyde
Banks of Hwali R.Nr Hwali R. bridge, Machuchuta CL0Zimbabwe2129C3 QF272812S6000
82160023 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba
958
L Fish
PRE

Livingstone District; along Livingstone-Lusaka Road, 18.9 km from the main water tank in Livingstone-Boma along Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1723C1 S1020Occasional in woodland. Internodes green. Nodes brown. Sheath green. Inflorescence light brown.-17.66666723.2000004
1719002 May 1992MA Hyde
In Acacia woodlandN of Shangani Weir0Zimbabwe1929A3 QJ237551C12200
1718906 Jan 1990MA Hyde
Patch by Harare DriveC. 20 metres from intersection with Kirkman10Zimbabwe1730D4 TR864298C00
94334015 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
272
WIND

Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road - Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1,5 m high when in flower. Culms ascending but relatively geniculate at base, rooting from nodes of procumbent culms, sturdy terete, greenish to straw-coloured to purple-tinted, smooth, glabrous, arising from creeping, woody rhizome. Leaf blades linear, tapering gradually to needle-like tip, 10 - 40 cm long, folded out commonly tightly involuted never expanded, blue-green, hard in texture, ascending, rigid, about glabrous, base notched. Ligule a membranous, narrow are fringed with dense, cream-coloured hairs, about 1,5 mm long, extending onto collar region. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate, yellow-green to distinctly purple at base, up to 10 cm long, canaliculate, glabrous, persistent. Inflorescence an open panicle, 30 - 40 cm long, borne on long slender peduncle. Raceme arranged basally at 6 - 10 cm intervals, more congested terminally, up to 180 mm long, slender, drooping. Spikelets pendulous, ovoid, laterally flattened, up to 15 x 8 millimetre, flowers arranged basally at 6 - 10 cm intervals, more congested terminally, up to 180 mm long, slender, drooping. Spikelets pendulous, ovoid, laterally flattened, up to 15 x 8 mm, flowers arranged alternately in 2 rows. Glumes membranous, cream to purple with green ribs, glabrous, awns lacking.-17.87500024.1250004
1718709 Jan 1988MA Hyde
Patch by Lomagundi Rd10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR908335C00
1718809 Jan 1988MA Hyde
Patch on roadsideEnterprise Rd10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR961303C00
1718505 Dec 1987MA Hyde
RoadsideNr cnr of Bredon Rd and Stuart Chandler Way10Zimbabwe1730D4 TR872184C00
1718605 Dec 1987MA Hyde
Just past bridge, Waterfalls Ave/ Boshoff Drive10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR925230C00
17184028 Dec 1985MA Hyde
Cnr Milton Ave / North Avenue10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR924292C00
95156016 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess
11434
JWH Giess
WIND

Caprivi: In omuramba at Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Graminoid; Notes: Perennial tufted grass up to 70 cm high.-18.12500021.3750002
94401027 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner
3140
WIND

Caprivi: 50 miles from Katima on road to Linyanti.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C4 0Graminoid; Notes: Abundant in Acacia giraffae, savannah. Erect culms, 3 feet.-17.87500024.3750004

Total records found: 73



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Eragrostis superba.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=105220, retrieved 9 August 2022

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