Plants photographed on Kyffhäuser
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Panicum lanipes Mez


Panicum lanipes

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Family: Poaceae
Full name: Panicum lanipes Mez
Location: Kyffhäuser (2416AD + 2416CB)
ID status: ID not 100% certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Wolvoet panicum
English common name(s): Woollybutt
Synonym(s): -
Status: Native
Description: Tufted perennial with densely lanate hairy base; culms 20–90 cm high. Leaf laminae 7–20 cm long and 2–3(5) mm wide, linear, flat, glabrous to densely hirsute with tuberclebased hairs, acuminate. Panicle 7–20 cm long, ovate, moderately to densely branched. Spikelets (2)2.5–3 mm, ovate, acute; inferior glume 1/3–2/3 the length of the spikelet, broadly ovate, 0–3-nerved; superior glume 5-nerved; inferior lemma 5–7-nerved, male, its palea well developed; superior lemma and palea pallid, glossy. (from JSTOR Global Plants website / Flora Zambesiaca)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iNaturalist (Namibia / Alex Dreyer)
iNaturalist (Namibia)
iNaturalist (southern Africa)
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Photographer: AA Dreyer
Date of photograph: 21 Dec 2008
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: PowerShot A700
Lens aperture: f/4.0
Shutter speed: 1/640 s
ISO speed: -
Content last updated: 01 Jun 2020


Note: The identification of some of the plants on this website is not 100% certain. Any comments will be highly appreciated. I would also be willing to supply higher resolution images upon request. Please contact me at the e-mail address given below.

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