Forest grasses

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

These are grasses occurring in deep shade in forests; either riverine or montane forests. Species which occur in more open habitats such as forest edges and clearings are not included here. These grasses are often relatively broad-leaved.

Poaceae Isachne mauritiana
Poaceae Megastachya mucronata
Poaceae Olyra latifolia
Poaceae Oplismenus burmannii
Poaceae Oplismenus compositus
Poaceae Oplismenus hirtellus
Poaceae Oplismenus undulatifolius
Poaceae Poecilostachys oplismenoides
Poaceae Pseudechinolaena polystachya
Number of species: 9

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: List of species with each spot-character: Forest grasses., retrieved 17 July 2024

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