Phacelurus huillensis (Rendle) Clayton

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Phacelurus huillensis

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Synonyms: Coelorachis fasciculata Peter
Coelorachis undulatifolia (Chiov.) Chiov.
Rottboellia huillensis Rendle
Rottboellia sulcata Peter
Rottboellia undulatifolia Chiov.
Thyrsia huillensis (Rendle) Stapf
Thyrsia inflata Stapf
Thyrsia undulatifolia (Chiov.) Robyns
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Status: Native
Description:
Tufted perennial grass with culms up to 1.8 mm tall. Leaves, linear, flat, 15-40 cm long. Inflorescence 10-25 cm long with a short central axis and 4-24 racemes 8-20 cm long, mostly hairless. Sessile spikelets ovate, pallid to purplish; pedicelled spikelets similar but smaller or vestigial.
Type location:
Angola
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Habitat: In woodland and riverine grassland.
Altitude range: 1000 - 1930 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Maalwi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,C
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Content last updated: Sunday 7 July 2019
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 358. (Includes a picture).

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 162 - 163. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 138.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 63. As Thyrsia undulatifolia

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 134.

Simon, B.K. (1971). Zambian grass list Kirkia 8(1) Page 53. As Thyrsia undulatifolia

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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: Phacelurus huillensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=188390, retrieved 15 December 2019

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