Eragrostis superba Peyr.

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Caprivi records: View all records (73)

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
92451006 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed open woodland and wooded grassland on alluvial soilsEntrance road to Nkasa Lupale N.P.
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B3 948-18.27116023.6409107
92181005 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vergeC8 between Katima Mulilo and Kongola at turn-off to Kaenda
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D2 956-17.71548023.9642607
92256005 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vergeC8 about 82 km West of Katima Mulilo
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D3 963-17.85523023.6407407
91910004 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed Mopani woodland, wet depressionC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 936-17.61726024.2998607
91992004 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed area next to roadC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1824A1 935-18.02194024.0529107
92047004 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside secondary scrub, dry mixed decidious woodlandC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B2 934-18.08854023.9856007
91714002 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside in mixed woodlandRoad to Katima Mulilo
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 944-17.54397024.2659807
91829002 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed woodlandAlong B8 to Ngoma near Katima Mulilo
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 940-17.50533024.3237507
91128328 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge on Kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821B2 1025-18.05595021.8801407
91197028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C3 989-17.82242023.0614407
93230005 Mar 2010MM Hochobes
ES Klaassen
S Rügheimer
HR Hasheela
D Aiyambo
MM Hochobes
1958
MM Hochobes
WIND

Rare. Woodland. Growing on plain in well-drained, calcrete soil. Full sun. Roadside.Caprivi: Divundu - Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 1007Erect, annual grass. Leave margins with long space hairs. Inflorescence lax raceme, with big sessile compact spikelets.-17.93638922.6475005
95444024 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1442
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Omega III to Divundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A2 1021grass; Notes: Tufted grass. Ligule a fringe of hairs with a tuft of woolly hairs. Leaves ovate, tapering to a fine point. Inflorescence an open panicle. Spikelets cordate, straw coloured. Occasional.-18.00778022.4219402
93427023 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1407
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Kongola Airstrip, in a westerly direction.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C1 101370 cm high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 70 cm high grass. Leaves ovate. Inflorescence a terminal, open panicle. Spikelets cordate, straw coloured. Common, in sandy soil, in full sun.-17.74944023.1608305
93342021 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1367
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: 141 km from Bagani bridge to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 10331 m high; grass; Notes: 1 m high grass. Leaves ovate. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal, open panicle. Spikelets cordate, straw coloured with a red tinge. Common, in full sun, moist sandy soil of depression.-17.87444022.8755605
93092020 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1354
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Bagani to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722C3 10511 m high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 1 m high grass. Leaves ovate, inrolled. Inflorescence an open panicle, spikelets cordate, straw-coloured when mature. Uncommon.-17.98194022.1036105
94334015 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
272
WIND

Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road - Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1,5 m high when in flower. Culms ascending but relatively geniculate at base, rooting from nodes of procumbent culms, sturdy terete, greenish to straw-coloured to purple-tinted, smooth, glabrous, arising from creeping, woody rhizome. Leaf blades linear, tapering gradually to needle-like tip, 10 - 40 cm long, folded out commonly tightly involuted never expanded, blue-green, hard in texture, ascending, rigid, about glabrous, base notched. Ligule a membranous, narrow are fringed with dense, cream-coloured hairs, about 1,5 mm long, extending onto collar region. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate, yellow-green to distinctly purple at base, up to 10 cm long, canaliculate, glabrous, persistent. Inflorescence an open panicle, 30 - 40 cm long, borne on long slender peduncle. Raceme arranged basally at 6 - 10 cm intervals, more congested terminally, up to 180 mm long, slender, drooping. Spikelets pendulous, ovoid, laterally flattened, up to 15 x 8 millimetre, flowers arranged basally at 6 - 10 cm intervals, more congested terminally, up to 180 mm long, slender, drooping. Spikelets pendulous, ovoid, laterally flattened, up to 15 x 8 mm, flowers arranged alternately in 2 rows. Glumes membranous, cream to purple with green ribs, glabrous, awns lacking.-17.87500024.1250004
95156016 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess
11434
JWH Giess
WIND

Caprivi: In omuramba at Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Graminoid; Notes: Perennial tufted grass up to 70 cm high.-18.12500021.3750002
94401027 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner
3140
WIND

Caprivi: 50 miles from Katima on road to Linyanti.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C4 0Graminoid; Notes: Abundant in Acacia giraffae, savannah. Erect culms, 3 feet.-17.87500024.3750004

Total records found: 18



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: Eragrostis superba.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=105220, retrieved 6 July 2022

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