Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.

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Caprivi records: View all records (87)

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
92338006 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Wooded grassland on kalahari sandC49 in Mudumu National Park, turn off to Lianshulu Lodge205
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A2 956-18.11357023.4010207
92249005 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
91655002 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed woodlandZambezi Private School area, 3 km from Katima Mulilo
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724A4 940-17.49679024.3171507
91127028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge on Kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821B1 1033-18.08832021.6978107
91151028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge on Kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A1 1016-18.05276022.0609307
91171028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A2 1007-18.02000022.2970406
91180028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722C4 999-17.97244022.4970806
91184028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata, near Chetto
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 994-17.95422022.5730707
91191028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 991-17.88851022.8587706
95451024 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1439
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Omega III to Divundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A2 1021990 cm high; grass; Notes: Tufted, yellow-green, 90 cm high grass. Dried leaves red tinged. Inflorescence terminal. Spikelet awns twisted. Occasional, in full sun, in gravel along roadside.-18.00778022.4219402
93437023 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1419
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Kongola Airstrip, in a westerly direction.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C1 1010grass; Notes: Tufted grass. Leaves folded in the middle. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal spike. Spikelet awns black, twisted. Occasional.-17.74750023.1319405
93355021 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1373
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Omega III, in omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 9971 m high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 1 m high, rhizomatous grass. Leaves folded in middle, ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal spike. Spikelet awns brown, twisted. Common.-17.84639022.9063905
95398020 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1334
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Bagani to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A1 104580 cm high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 80 cm high grass. Leaves linear, blue-green. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a spike. Awns dark brown to black, twisted. Occasional, in gravel, in full sun along roadverge.-18.04278022.0030602
93771014 Feb 1985JA Potgieter
JA Potgieter
55
MAN Müller
WIND

Caprivi: Mahangu Game Park.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 0Graminoid; Notes: Grass. Sandy loam.-17.87500023.3750005
95196016 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess
11433
JWH Giess
WIND

Caprivi: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara) on harvested mahangu field.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Graminoid; Notes: Heavy grey-black clay soil.-18.12500021.3750002
94417030 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner
3196
WIND

Frequent - common in tall grassland.Caprivi: ca 45 miles from Katima on road to Singalamwe (Finaughty's).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C4 914Erect culms, 1 feet 6 inches - 2 feet.-17.87500024.3750004

Total records found: 16



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: Heteropogon contortus.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=109080, retrieved 6 July 2022

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