Eragrostis lehmanniana Nees

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Eragrostis lehmanniana

Photo: Petra Ballings
Along road between Shash Wilderness Camp and National Parks Compound, Tuli

Eragrostis lehmanniana

Photo: Petra Ballings
Along road between Shash Wilderness Camp and National Parks Compound, Tuli

Eragrostis lehmanniana

Photo: Petra Ballings
Along road between Shash Wilderness Camp and National Parks Compound, Tuli

Eragrostis lehmanniana

Photo: Petra Ballings
Along road between Shash Wilderness Camp and National Parks Compound, Tuli

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Synonyms:
Common names: Klietjiesgrass (Afrikaans) Lehmann's love grass (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Caespitose perennial without rhizomes but sometimes with stolons.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In grassland and wooded grassland on Kalahari sand, in seasonal pans in mopane woodland an at the margins of calcareous pans, on river bank alluvium and in Acacia woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho and Mpumalanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 23 November 2013
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 15. As Eragrostis lehmanniana chaunantha

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 146 - 147.

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 19. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 67.

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 104.

Poilecot, P. (2007). Eragrostis species of Zimbabwe Éditions Quae,Versailles, France Pages 204 - 205. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 118 - 119. as Eragrostis lehmanniana var. lehmanniana (Includes a picture).


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eragrostis lehmanniana
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eragrostis lehmanniana
Plants of the World Online: Eragrostis lehmanniana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eragrostis lehmanniana
Tropicos: Eragrostis lehmanniana
Wikipedia: Eragrostis lehmanniana


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eragrostis lehmanniana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104980, retrieved 16 November 2019

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