Panicum haplocaulos Pilg.

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Status: Native
Description:
Slender, glabrous or sparsely pilose annual with erect culms 25–60 cm. high. Leaf laminae 7–25 cm. long and 2–6 mm. wide, linear, acuminate. Panicle 5–20 cm. long, ovate, sparsely to moderately branched, the branches delicate, ascending or spreading. Spikelets 2–2.5 mm. long, ovate-elliptic, glabrous, acute or apiculate; inferior glume 1/3–1/2 the length of the spikelet, broadly ovate, 3-nerved, acute; superior glume ovate, 7-nerved, acute; inferior lemma ovate, 7-nerved, sterile, its palea absent; superior lemma and palea dark, glossy.
Type location:
Sudan
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Habitat: In dambos and flooded grassland
Altitude range: 1100 - 1950 m
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Worldwide distribution: from Senegal to Sudan and southwards to Zambia and Malawi, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): C,S
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Literature:

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 26.

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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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Panicum haplocaulos
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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 haplocaulos.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=106250, retrieved 24 October 2021

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