Panicum zambesiense Renvoize

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Status: Native
Description:
Annual; culms erect, 25–60 cm. high. Leaf laminae 6–16 cm. long and 4–8 mm. wide, linear or linear lanceolate, cordate, acute or finely pointed. Panicle 6–18 cm. long, oblong, moderately branched, the branches flexuous, ascending or appressed to the axis. Spikelets 2.5–3 mm. long, lanceolate, glabrous; inferior glume 1/2 the length of the spikelet, ovate, 1-nerved, acuminate; superior glume 7-nerved, acuminate; inferior lemma 7-nerved, acuminate, its palea poorly developed, sterile; superior lemma and palea glossy, pale or dark brown.
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Habitat: Woodland on argillaceous or arenaceous soils
Altitude range: (metres) 1100 - 1300 m
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe, not known elsewhere
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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Literature:

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 21.

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 107.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Panicum zambesiense
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Panicum zambesiense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Panicum zambesiense
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Panicum zambesiense.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=106540, retrieved 16 October 2021

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