Sacciolepis transbarbata Stapf

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Synonyms: Sacciolepis barbiglandularis Mez
Sacciolepis circumciliata Mez
Sacciolepis incana Mez
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Description: Tufted perennial from a short knotty rhizome. Culms 30–100 cm. high. Panicle 2–10 cm. long, cylindrical, dense or sometimes interrupted. Spikelets 3–4 mm. long, elliptic, silky pillose all over. Superior glume herbaceous to papyraceous. Inferior lemma bearing a transverse fringe of long hairs across the back.
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 361.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 45 - 46.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 57.

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 109.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Caprivi: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Sacciolepis transbarbata., retrieved 20 July 2024

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