Sacciolepis chevalieri Stapf

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Synonyms: Panicum incurvum (Stapf) Peter
Sacciolepis brevifolia Stapf
Sacciolepis incurva Stapf
Sacciolepis palustris Napper
Sacciolepis strictula Pilger
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Status: Native
Shortly rhizomatous perennial. Culms 20–100 cm. high, hard, usually without cross-nerves in the basal sheaths. Leaf laminae 1–2 mm. wide, tightly rolled, strongly ribbed, papillose or not. Panicle 2–16 cm. long, cylindrical, often somewhat interrupted. Spikelets 1.5–2 mm. long, ovate, mostly pubescent.
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Habitat: Swamps and near water
Altitude range: 500 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Madagascar, Tropical and South Africa
Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 361.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 48.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 31.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 44.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 57.

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 109.

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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: Sacciolepis chevalieri., retrieved 23 April 2024

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