Sporobolus molleri Hack.

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Sporobolus molleri

Picture: Petra Ballings
Val D'Or

Sporobolus molleri

Picture: Petra Ballings
Val D'Or

Sporobolus molleri

Picture: Petra Ballings
Val D'Or

Sporobolus molleri

Picture: Petra Ballings
Val D'Or

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Synonyms: Sporobolus mayumbensis Franch.
Sporobolus secundispiculus Chiov.
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Loosely tufted annual grass, up to 60 cm. Culms erect or ascending, often branched below. Inflorescence a panicle, 10-30 cm, linear; branches not whorled, 0.5 - 2 cm, spikelets along the entire length. Spikelets c. 2mm, yellowish-green when fresh.
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Flowering time:Feb - Apr
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 362.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 180.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 61.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sporobolus molleri
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sporobolus molleri
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Sporobolus molleri
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sporobolus molleri
The Plant List (version 1.1): Sporobolus molleri
Tropicos: Sporobolus molleri


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Sporobolus molleri.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105510, retrieved 23 May 2019

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