Perotis patens Gand.

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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
95282004 Mar 2010MM Hochobes
ES Klaassen
S Rügheimer
HR Hasheela
D Aiyambo
MM Hochobes
1942
MM Hochobes
WIND

Occasional. Woodland. Growing on plain in well-drained, sandy soil. Full sun.Okavango, Rundu District: Divundu, Road D3497.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 1057Erect grass, 60 cm high. Leaves basel, ovate, margins ciliate. Inflorescence a terminal spike, about 15 cm long.-18.08027821.4275002
93449023 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1412
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Kongola Airstrip, in a westerly direction.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C1 99890 cm high; grass; Notes: Annual, 90 cm high grass. Leaves ovate, base cordate, clasping stem, purple tinged, margin serrate. Inflorescence a terminal raceme. Spikelet bristles purple tinged. Common, in sandy soil, in full sun.-17.74972023.1594405
95011019 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1305
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Rundu - Divundu main road0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A1 109290 cm high; grass; Notes: Annual, 90 cm high grass. Leaves ovate, margin ciliate. Ligule a membrane. Inflorescence a terminal spike, awns purple, soft. Occasional, in full sun, in sandy soil.-18.00111021.0591702
93915003 May 2000CJH Hines
CJH Hines
1103
ES Klaassen
WIND

Caprivi: Sachinga Research Station. 40 km west of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C1 0Graminoid; Notes: In sandy soil on verge of main road into the research station. Leached Kalahari sands, pale grey. Area dominated by Baikiaea plurijuga with a dense understory of shrubs. Grass layer sparse. Grass. Up to 30 cm high. Common.-17.62500024.1250005
94880018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
385
WIND

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 930Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, annual grass, up to 1 m high when in flower. Culm erect and shortly articulated, branched, terete, sturdy, smooth, glabrous, beige to purple-tinged. Leaf blade broadly sagittate, short, 5 x 1 cm, dull grey-green with purple tinges, expanded, usually not reflexed, clearly ciliate with margins harshly scabrid, abaxially, conspicuously striate, base auriculate. Ligule an inconspicuous membranous ridge without indumentum. Leaf sheath beige to pale green, glabrous, up to 4 cm long, not overlapping, margins not imbricate or touching although circumculmate. Inflorescence a dense spike, up to 25 cm long, initially sheathed by foliar spathe, rapidly withering; peduncle 10 cm long. Spikelets 2-awned, narrowly ovoid, up to 3 x 0,5 mm, initially adpressed against axis but 1 prior to falling. Awns pale green but later discolouring to deep purple, flexuous, unbristled.-17.78330025.2075005

Total records found: 5



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: Perotis patens.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=106020, retrieved 2 July 2022

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