Habrochloa bullockii C. E. Hubb.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Delicate annual up to 25 cm tall, very slender, erect or ascending; leaf lamina 3–7 cm × 1–2.5 mm, flat, flaccid, glabrous or loosely pilose.Panicle 2–7 cm long, ovate or oblong, very loose with capillary branches.Spikelets 2–2.5 mm long, oblong-cuneate; inferior glume 1.5–2 mm long; superior glume as long as the spikelet; lemmas 1–1.3 mm long, ovate-oblong, the awn up to 6 mm long.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Riverine vegetation on shady banks of rivers and on termitaria
Altitude range: 1220 - 1710 m
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Worldwide distribution: Cameroon, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Malawi distribution: N
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 23 - 24. (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 105.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Habrochloa bullockii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104480, retrieved 13 April 2024

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