Coleochloa setifera (Ridl.) Gilly

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Coleochloa setifera

Mwela Rocks, 5 km east of Kasama
Apr 2012
Photo: Mike Bingham

Coleochloa setifera

Mwela Rocks, 5 km east of Kasama
Apr 2012
Photo: Mike Bingham

Coleochloa setifera

Kasama, Chishimba Falls
Apr 2004
Photo: Mike Bingham

Coleochloa setifera

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Coleochloa setifera

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

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Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial, up to 84 cm high, sometimes the whole plant villous; culms densely tufted.
Type location:
Madagascar
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Shallow soil over rock and rock crevices.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Eastern and Southern Africa, Madagascar.
Regional distribution: Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Mc,C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 5 July 2017
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 298. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 9.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 209 - 210. Pages 375-366, illustrations included (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.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 76.

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

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Flora of Malawi: Coleochloa setifera
Flora of Mozambique: Coleochloa setifera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Coleochloa setifera

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Coleochloa setifera
African Plant Database: Coleochloa setifera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Coleochloa setifera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Coleochloa setifera
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Coleochloa setifera
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Coleochloa setifera
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Coleochloa setifera
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Coleochloa setifera
iNaturalist: Coleochloa setifera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Coleochloa setifera
JSTOR Plant Science: Coleochloa setifera
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Coleochloa setifera
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Coleochloa setifera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Coleochloa setifera
Plants of the World Online: Coleochloa setifera
The Plant List (version 1.1): Coleochloa setifera
Tropicos: Coleochloa setifera
Wikipedia: Coleochloa setifera


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: Coleochloa setifera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111580, retrieved 20 September 2019

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