Agrostis lachnantha Nees

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Synonyms: Agrostis huttoniae (Hack.) C. E. Hubb. ex Goossens & Papendorf
Agrostis papposa Mez
Agrostis vestita A. Rich.
Calamagrostis huttoniae Hack.
Calamagrostis welwitschii Rendle
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Status: Native
Type location:
South Africa, Cape Province
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Habitat: In water or in wet soil along or in streams, on riverbanks, near waterfalls, in irrigation canals, on wet rocks, in kloof forest and along roads
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 338.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 3.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 3. As Agrostis lachnantha lachnantha

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 27. Also as Agrostis huttoniae

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 87 - 88.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 99.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 129.

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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: Species information: Agrostis lachnantha., retrieved 17 April 2024

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