Details of record no: 94552

Tristachya rehmannii Hack.

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Record details:

Date: 10 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):ES Klaassen
Location: Caprivi: 2 km north of Bukalo on road to Katima Mulilo - grassy malapo.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D1
Grid reference:
FZ Divisions (Flora Zambesiaca):
Current administrative provinces:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Graminoid; Notes: Tall, erect, tufted, perennial grass, 1.5 m high when in flower. Culms erect, reed-like, terete, sturdy, dull blue-green, glabrous, node notched and purple banded. Leaf blade slightly revolute, apex tapered, glabrous, short, about 150 mm long. Ligule a fringe of dense white hairs, about 2 mm long. Leaf sheath longer than blade, about 20 cm long, circumculmate and imbricate at base, glabrous. Inflorescence a panicle, about 30 cm long, cuneate in broad outline, secondary axis whorled at base, slender, green to purple-tinted, undulate, about ascending along main axis, scabrous, 3 spikelets arranged terminally. Spikelets 2-flowered, awned. Awn long, about 80 mm long, twisted and bent, with minute white indumentum. Lemma with apex aristate, shorter, bent, 25 mm long, fine and glabrous. Lower glume ovate, up to 20 x 2,5 mm with conspicuous bulbous-based bristles along margins; upper glume with soft, minute, downy, white indumentum. Seed narrowly ellipsoid, 10 x 1 mm, dark brown, densely pubescent, apiculate, long yellowish hairy cluster at attachment point.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.625000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

Map of species record

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Individual record no: 94552: Tristachya rehmannii., retrieved 8 December 2021

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