Andropogon eucomus Nees
subsp. eucomus

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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
94789018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyanti River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 930Graminoid; Notes: short, densely-tufted, perennial grass, up to 80 cm high when in flower. Culm erect but basally usually geniculate, terete, slender, green to straw-coloured but becoming conspicuously purple-tinted when exposed, glabrous, nodes deep purple-banded but glabrous, branched. Leaf blade tightly folded, 70 - 120 mm long, gradually tapering to acute apex, 3 - 4 mm broad, acutely arranged but can recurve slightly at apex, hard and scabrous to the touch, bright-green to blue-green, margin thickened, minutely setulose, can also have basally scattered, long, white, sericeous hairs, base undifferentiated to very slightly notched. Ligule an arc shaped ridge bearing a fringe of short, white, densely packed hairs with long, white sericeous hairs conspicuous on collar. Leaf sheath loosely circumculmate, often open to base, blue-green with hyaline margins, 70 mm long, canaliculate, glabrous, persistent. Inflorescence with racemes digitately clustered, cuneate in outline. Raceme 2.5 - 6 cm long, 3 mm wide. Spikelets arranged alternately along axis, narrowly ellipsoid, 2. 5 x 0.5 mm, masked by conspicuous awns. Glumes membranous, purple-brown with dense, long, white, sericeous indumentum.-17.78330025.2075005
94376001 Dec 1974B Van de Waal
B Van de Waal

Caprivi: Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C4 0Graminoid; Notes: Permanent Salvinia-mat.-17.87500024.3750004
93462012 May 1966KL Tinley
KL Tinley

Caprivi: Western Caprivi: Kwando Flood Plain.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C2 08 ft high; Graminoid; Notes: Common tall grass, 8 feet, on dry and moist flood plain grassland.-17.62500023.3750005

Total records found: 3

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: Andropogon eucomus., retrieved 22 January 2022

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