Panicum gracilicaule Rendle

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Synonyms: Panicum verruciferum Mez
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Status: Native
Description:
Annual with slender culms 25–70 cm. high. Leaf laminae 4–10 cm. long, narrowly lanceolate. Panicle 5–12 cm. long, ovate or oblong. Spikelets (1.8)2–2.5 mm. long, ovate to elliptic, glabrous; inferior glume 2/3 the length of the spikelet, 3-nerved; superior glume 5-nerved; inferior lemma 5-nerved, enclosing a male flower, its palea well developed; superior lemma and palea verruculose
Type location:
Angola
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Habitat: Woodland on stony or arenaceous soils.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, West Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lk
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Literature:

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 19.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 50.

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, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Panicum gracilicaule.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=106230, retrieved 21 April 2021

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