Bulbostylis hispidula (Vahl) R.W. Haines

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Bulbostylis hispidula

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Mar 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Bulbostylis hispidula

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Mar 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Bulbostylis hispidula

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Mar 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Bulbostylis hispidula

Masese, Loanja Dambo
Feb 1991
Photo: Mike Bingham

Bulbostylis hispidula

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Mar 2005
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Abildgaardia hispidula (Vahl) Lye subsp. pyriformis (Lye) Lye
Fimbristylis exilis (Kunth) Roem. & Schult.
Fimbristylis hispidula (Vahl) Kunth
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Tufted annual (or perennial?), 5-30 cm tall with slender root system.
Type location:
Guinea
Notes: A polymorphic species with several subspecies recognized, based on annual / perennial and the shape of the nutlet, and the patterning of its surface.
Red data list status: Widespread: Least concern
Derivation of specific name: hispidula: minutely rough with stiff hairs (hispidulous)
Habitat: Seasonally flooded grassland, former cultivation.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc,E,C,Lk,S,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Monday 28 August 2017
Literature:

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 11.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 7.

Fowler, D.G. (2007). Zambian Plants: Their Vernacular Names and Uses, Kew Publishing

Gordon-Gray, K.D. (1995). Cyperaceae in Natal Strelitzia 2 Pages 32 - 33. (Includes a picture).

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 80 - 85. (Includes a picture).

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 87.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 181. as Abildgaardia hispidula

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 82.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Bulbostylis hispidula.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111310, retrieved 9 August 2020

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