Phragmites mauritianus Kunth

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Records of this taxon from Caprivi are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
92580008 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In reedbedsBackwater Kwando River
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 961-17.88131023.3386307
91888003 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Floodplain grasslandAlong D3508 Kalimbeza road
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 938-17.59811024.6024507
91821002 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed riverine fringeAt compound of Zambezi Nightclub/Restaurant, Katima Mulilo
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724A4 938-17.48282024.2526007
91397030 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In reedbedsKalimbeza Channel, Zambezi
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 932-17.54433024.5200507
91017027 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed riverine woodland on Kalahari sandNear Treehouse 10, Ngepi Camp, Kavango River
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821B1 991-18.11471021.6687907
91073127 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Clearing and grassy depression at margin of riverine fringe forest end woodland on kalahari sandNear solar pannels, Ngepi Camp, Kavango River
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821B1 991-18.11760021.6705307
95286006 Oct 1988CJ Ward
CJH Hines
CJ Ward
10352
MM Uiras
WIND

Caprivi: Kavango River: Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 1020Graminoid; Notes: Vegetation type: open scrub. Soil: sandy soil and boulders. Exposure: full sun. On lower bank of river. Lithology: (soil) and quartzite. Slope: moderate. Plant features: leaves pungent, side branches on older culm appear to have been washed by earlier high river level. Common.2
94355018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
368
WIND

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks on Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1.5 m high when in flower. Culms reed-like, hollow, sturdy, rigid, erect, terete, basally up to 8 - 10 mm in diameter, smooth, yellow-green to straw-coloured, nodes dark-banded, glabrous, not conspicuously gibbose, enveloped over entire length. Leaf blade lanceolate, up to 30 cm long but mostly shorter, expanded, coriaceous, fairly rigid, smooth, blue-green, glaucous, glabrous, deeply canaliculate, tapering, gradually to fine tip usually withering, broadest in middle - up to 1.5 cm, base narrowed auriculate with collar membranous, brown-black, densely pubescent. Ligule a membranous ridge bearing a fringe of short, cream-coloured hairs, long, white, curly hairs of collar extended down upper sheath margin. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate, imbricate from upper region, deeply canaliculate, glabrous, usually straw-coloured. Inflorescence a relatively dense panicle, 40 - 50 x 6 - 8 cm, ovate in broad outline, borne on rigid peduncle. Secondary axis alternate, clustered, dense whorl of long white hairs at point of junction, up to 15 cm long delicate, acutely ascending, never spreading. Spikelets narrowly ovoid to slightly lanceolate, 15 x 1 mm, often paired, erect. Lower glume 1/3 of spikelet, membranous, hyaline to straw-coloured but mostly dark purple, glabrous, Awn rigid, straight, sharp tipped, extending up to 6 mm beyond spikelet.-17.87500024.1250004

Total records found: 8



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Records of: Phragmites mauritianus.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=104030, retrieved 4 July 2022

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