Panicum trichonode Launert & Renvoize

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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
94876018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
342
WIND

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 930grass; Notes: Tall tufted perennial up to 1 metre high when in flower. Culms somewhat geniculate at base but generally steeply ascending to erect, smooth and glabrous, covered over entire length by leaf sheaths, green to purple-tinted unbranched. Leaf blades 10-25 cm long, linear to narrowly lanceolate mostly folded but occasionally expanded, gradually tapering to a fine tip, fresh bright green, fairly hard and rigid, glabrous except for lower margins with long white straight indumentum, also somewhat denticulate (=remains of bulbous-based hairs), base rounded to slightly auriculate. Ligule a rim of dense, short, white, straight hairs, mostly confined and not extending onto collar. Leaf sheath 70-110 mm long, overlapping, loosely circumculmate, deeply canaliculate, glabrous, dull green but strongly red-brown to purple-tinted. Inflorescence a panicle, narrowly flabelliform to ovate in outline, 9-14 cm x 3-5 centimetre, initially enclosed in and later peduncle basally subtended by upper leaf. Racemes (25-)40(-60) mm long, alternately arranged on main axis; secondary axis steeply ascending, flexuous, glabrous. Spikelets minutely ovoid, 2.5-3 x 1.5 mm paired, 1 sessile and 1 stalked, stalk apically cupular, pale green, often purple-tinted, glabrous, awnless although upper glume apically aristate. Stigma branches apically exerted, deep purple.-17.78330025.2075005

Total records found: 1



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: Panicum trichonode.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=106520, retrieved 30 June 2022

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