Agrostis schimperiana Steud.

We have few details about this taxon; if you can provide any information, photos or reliable records, please contact one of the site authors. Email addresses are given on the home page.

Images: None on this site.

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: schimperiana: although several other persons named Schimper are known in botanical history most species and genera are likely named after Georg Heinrich Wilhelm Schimper (1804-1878) who collected mainly in Ethiopia.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 338.

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Page 88. As Agrostis schimperana

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 99. As Agrostis capillaris

Other sources of information about Agrostis schimperiana:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Agrostis schimperiana
Flora of Zambia: Agrostis schimperiana

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Agrostis schimperiana
African Plant Database: Agrostis schimperiana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Agrostis schimperiana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Agrostis schimperiana
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Agrostis schimperiana
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Agrostis schimperiana
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Agrostis schimperiana
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Agrostis schimperiana
iNaturalist: Agrostis schimperiana
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Agrostis schimperiana
JSTOR Plant Science: Agrostis schimperiana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Agrostis schimperiana
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Agrostis schimperiana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Agrostis schimperiana
Plants of the World Online: Agrostis schimperiana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Agrostis schimperiana
Tropicos: Agrostis schimperiana
Wikipedia: Agrostis schimperiana

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Agrostis schimperiana., retrieved 29 February 2020

Site software last modified: 26 March 2018 2:01pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use