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Stipagrostis uniplumis (Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.) De Winter var. uniplumis


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Stipagrostis uniplumis var uniplumis

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03 May 2008

Stipagrostis uniplumis var uniplumis

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03 May 2008

Stipagrostis uniplumis var uniplumis

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21 Sep 2008

Stipagrostis uniplumis var uniplumis

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21 Sep 2008

Stipagrostis uniplumis var uniplumis

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23 Jun 2010

Stipagrostis uniplumis var uniplumis

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13 Dec 2008



Family: Poaceae
Full name: Stipagrostis uniplumis (Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.) De Winter var. uniplumis
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Blinkblaarboesmangras, Blinkhaarboesmangras, Blinkaar-boesmangras
English common name(s): Silky bushman grass
Synonym(s): Aristida papposa Trin. & Rupr.
Aristida papposa Trin. & Rupr. var. senegalensis
Aristida uniplumis Licht. ex Roem. & Schult. var. pearsonii Henrard
Aristida uniplumis Licht. ex Roem. & Schult. var. uniplumis
Stipa prolifera Steud.
Stipagrostis papposa (Trin. & Rupr.) De Winter
Stipagrostis uniplumis (Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.) De Winter subsp. papposa (Trin. & Rupr.) Bourreil
Status: Native
Description: Densely tufted perennial. Culms numerous, erect or geniculate, mostly unbranched, up to 0.85 m high. Leaf blade rolled, hairless or with sparse hairs, up to 150 mm long. Ligule a fringe of short hairs. Leaf sheath hairless; collar with long, stiff hairs. Inflorescence an open or somewhat contracted panicle, up to 300 mm long. Spikelets up to 11 mm long, 3-awned; central awn feathery in upper two-thirds, up to 25 mm long; lateral awns inconspicuous, not feathery, up to 12 mm long; column well-developed, twisted, with tuft of hairs at branching point. (from Grasses of Namibia)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iSpot
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
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