Panicum glandulopaniculatum Renvoize

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Status: Native
Annual with erect or decumbent branching culms 30–100 cm. long, often rooting at the lower nodes. Leaf laminae 2.5–8.5 cm. long and 10–20 mm. wide, lanceolate or narrowly ovate, amplexicaul, acute or acuminate. Panicle 6–9(14) cm. long, ovate, moderately branched, the branches stiff and bearing glandular patches. Spikelets 1.5–2 mm. long, asymmetrically ovate, sparsely to densely pilose; inferior glume as long as the spikelet, 3-nerved, separated from the superior glume by a short internode; superior glume 5-nerved; inferior lemma 5-nerved, its palea well developed, male; superior lemma and palea pallid, scaberulous.
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Habitat: Forest or woodland shade
Altitude range: 150 - 1300 m
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 42.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 34.

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 107.

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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: Panicum glandulopaniculatum., retrieved 13 June 2024

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