Cenchrus ciliaris L.

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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
93312021 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
ES Klaassen

Okavango, Rundu District: Omega III, in omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 10311 m high; grass; Notes: Tufted, rhizomatous, 1 m high grass. Leaves coarse to the touch, ovate, tapering to a fine point, curling when dry. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal raceme, straw coloured. Occasional, in full sun, on termite mound.-17.84972022.9069405
94317018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0Graminoid; Notes: Bushy-perennial grass, up to 50 cm when in flower. Culms basally pronounced geniculate to ascending, rooting from prostrate lower nodes, straw-coloured to pale green, internodes short, terete, glabrous, nodes gibbose, red-brown-banded. Leaf blade lanceolate, expanded, 100 x 7 mm, blue-green, abaxially white-ribbed, margin white, thickened tapering to delicate apex, base auriculate, glabrous. Ligule fringed with short white hairs, continuous and longer on collar. Leaf sheath yellowish, 5 cm long, deeply canaliculate, loosely circumculmate, keeled, glabrous, persistent and fibrous. Inflorescence a spicate raceme, narrowly ovate to elongate in outline, 60 - 100 x 15 mm, initially enclosed by upper leaf. Spikelets stalked, arranged or verticillate, dense, ellipsoid, surrounded by dense clusters of purplish bristles (sinuate, 1 - 1.5 cm long, fine, glabrous or setulose), 3 - 4.5 mm long, awnless.-17.87500024.1250004
94607027 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner

Caprivi: Linyandi Area. About 50 miles from Katima on road to Linyandi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 914Graminoid; Notes: Locally common in Acacia giraffae savannah. Erect culms, 1 feet.-17.87500024.6250004

Total records found: 3

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Records of: Cenchrus ciliaris.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=107920, retrieved 8 February 2023

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