Megaloprotachne albescens C.E.Hubb.

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Synonyms: Digitaria albescens (C.E.Hubb.) Lo Medico & A.S.Vega
Megaloprotachne glabrescens Roiv.
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Annual. Culms 15–100 cm. high. Inflorescence of 2–9 racemes, each 4–16 cm. long. Spikelets 3–4.5 mm. long. Inferior glume glabrous. Inferior lemma villous on the margin and with glandular patches there.
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Habitat: Sandy soils in savanna woodland and bushland
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 m (approx)
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Literature:

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 132 - 133. (Includes a picture).

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 106.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 140.


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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: Megaloprotachne albescens.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107490, retrieved 22 September 2021

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