Eragrostis lappula Nees

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Records of this taxon from all countries 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 Admin prov Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
909830 2000TM Müller
VleiHaka Game Reserve, Harare1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 C1540Extracted from a list in Muller (2002) of grasses and sedges recorded on 2 February and 9 March, 2000.0
82146022 Feb 1996SA Renvoize
SA Renvoize
Chipya woodland, moderately dense with small to medium sized trees and grass dominated ground cover.Luapula District; Kalasa Mukoso Flats, Masenga Causeway, south of Katumba. 0Zambia NLp12000
82145018 Jan 1994MG Bingham
MG Bingham
Sandy dambo.Lusaka District; Lusaka N 30 km, Karubwe dambo. 0Zambia1528A2 CC1150-15.13333328.3833335
82144016 Dec 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham
MG Bingham
RuderalKaoma, laterite outcrop. 0Zambia1424D4 BW1200-14.81666724.8333335
82143004 Jul 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham
MG Bingham
Seasonally inundated grassland.Norsakas' farm; Lusaka W. 15 km.0Zambia1528A3 CLk1200 0
94842018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 930Graminoid; Notes: Tufted, perennial grass, up to 1 mm high when in flower. Culms sturdy, erect to basally slightly geniculate but then sharply ascending, yellow-green, nodes brown-banded, smooth, glabrous. Leaf blades 6 - 30 cm long, linear, tightly rolled and gradually tapering to a sharp tip, basally somewhat expanded but not differentiated at collar, yellow-green ciliate with long, white, straight hairs concentrated along basal margin, fairly erect and rigid, persistent. Ligule a narrow membranous ridge bearing dense white indumentum which extends onto collar region. Leaf sheath overlapping at basal region of culm only, about 7 cm long, tightly clasping, canaliculate, about glabrous except for upper margin at collar junction, yellowish to conspicuously maroon-tinted at base. Inflorescence an open panicle, broadly ovoid in outline, about 20 x 8 cm, borne on slender peduncle, 20 - 30 cm long. Secondary axis alternate to basally whorled, slender, flexuous, glabrous but for conspicuous long, white, bristle-like indumentum at junction with main axis, 3 - 4 cm long. Spikelets stalked to subsessile, ovate to narrowly ovate, 5 - 12 x 2 - 3 mm. Lower glumes purple-tinted with long white bulbous-based hairs along margin, awnless.-17.78330025.2075005
17105008 Apr 1984MA Hyde
Ray Amm Rd10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR985274C00
93480031 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner

Caprivi: Singalamwe.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C2 1005Graminoid; Notes: Locally frequent at edge of marsh. Erect culms, 3 feet.-17.62500023.3750005
94749026 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner

Caprivi: Katima Mulilo. About 20 miles from Katima Mulilo on road to Linyanti.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D4 9144 ft high; Graminoid; Notes: Frequent at edge of marsh. Erect culms, 3 feet.-17.87500024.8750004

Total records found: 9

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Eragrostis lappula., retrieved 12 August 2022

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