Stereochlaena cameronii (Stapf) Pilg.

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Stereochlaena cameronii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, nr dam wall

Stereochlaena cameronii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, nr dam wall

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Synonyms: Chloridion cameronii Stapf
Stereochlaena jeffreysii Hack.
Common names: Gilston grass (English)
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Tufted perennial grass, up to 1 m. Inflorescence digitate in 3-8 racemes, up to 16 cm long. Spikelets narrowly lanceolate with bristly awns up to 2 cm.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In clearings in deciduous woodland, in drainage areas and rocky slopes.
Altitude range: (metres) 750 - 2100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 5 April 2008
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 34.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 128 - 130. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 32. As Chloridion cameronii

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

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 153.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stereochlaena cameronii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Stereochlaena cameronii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Stereochlaena cameronii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stereochlaena cameronii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Stereochlaena cameronii
Tropicos: Stereochlaena cameronii


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: Stereochlaena cameronii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107480, retrieved 19 March 2019

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