Panicum coloratum L.
var. coloratum

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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
80563027 Feb 2012AM Isaiah
T Komi
AM Isaiah
T Komi

Botswana National Botanic Garden, Gaberone0Botswana2425D2 SE985Cited in Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden, Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015).-24.66726025.9449705
94353018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0grass; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1 m and taller when in flower. Culms erect, basally slightly geniculate, sturdy, terete, reel-like, pale to yellow-green but occasionally purple-dotted, nodes deep purple, with dense, long, white, straight indumentum especially at nodes, unbranched. Leaf blade lanceolate, 20-25 cm x 8-12 mm, broadest in middle tapering gradually to apex, base narrowed slightly, auriculate, midvein prominent, expanded margin white, thickened, ciliate, otherwise fresh green, appearing tender and soft, somewhat scabrous to the touch, veins of both surfaces with dense, long, white, straight, bulbous-based hairs, intercostally glabrous, collar brown, membranous, bearing conspicuous long, white indumentum. Ligule a dense fringe of longish, straight, white hairs. Leaf sheath overlapping only near base, loosely circumculmate, keeled, imbricate only near base, green becoming straw-coloured, densely pubescent. 10 cm long, persistent. Inflorescence an open panicle, ovate in broad outline, 20-25 x 7-12 cm; peduncle basally subtended by upper leaf. Secondary axis basally whorled otherwise alternate along main axis, point of junction with velutinous indumentum, acutely ascending and never spreading, slender, sinuate, glabrous. Spikelets paired, erect, minutely ovoid, 2.4-3 x 1-1.5 mm, apex aristate. Glumes pale green to purple-tinted, membranous, densely pubescent; lower glume length of spikelet, deep purple. Awnless. Stigma branches apically exerted.-17.87500024.1250004
1750009 Jan 1988MA Hyde
Forming a large patch on roadsideHarare10Zimbabwe1730D4 TR875348C0Large glaucous grass0
1750102 Aug 1987MA Hyde
In ditchCnr of Arundel School Rd and Goldenstairs Rd10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR915349C00

Total records found: 4

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Panicum coloratum., retrieved 27 March 2023

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