Stipagrostis uniplumis (Licht.) De Winter
var. neesii (Trin. & Rupr.) De Winter

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Synonyms: Aristida uniplumis var. neesii Trin. & Rupr.
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Status: Native
Perennial, densely caespitose, with a short knotty branched rhizome. Panicle often narrow but lax, with a few spikelets. Glumes usually longer than 10 mm. Lemma 3.5-4 mm. long, excluding the callus. Central awn of the lemma fairly rigid, usually dark in colour, diverging at a right angle from the lemma, plumose to the base. 2n = 44.
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Habitat: In sand pockets over limestone cobbles
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: W,S
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Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 133 - 136.

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 110.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 146.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Stipagrostis uniplumis var. neesii., retrieved 14 April 2024

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