Schmidtia pappophoroides Steud. ex J.A. Schmidt

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Schmidtia pappophoroides

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Rimiti West (2nd stop), by main Mutare to Birchenough Bridge rd

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Synonyms: Antoschmidtia bulbosa (Stapf) Peter
Schmidtia bulbosa Stapf
Schmidtia quinqueseta Benth. ex Ficalho & Hiern
Common names: Sand quick (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial tufted grass, up to 1 m, but usually much less, often with stolons above ground. Leaves bluish-green, densely hairy. Culms swollen near the base. Inflorescence a panicle. Spikelets with long hair-like glumes.
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Flowering time:Oct - Jun
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Botswana distribution: N,SW,SE
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 32.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 498. (Includes a picture).

Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015). Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria Page 30. (Includes a picture).

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Pages 150 - 152. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 144.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 192.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Schmidtia pappophoroides
African Plant Database: Schmidtia pappophoroides
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Schmidtia pappophoroides
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Schmidtia pappophoroides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Schmidtia pappophoroides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Schmidtia pappophoroides
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Ispot Southern Africa: Schmidtia pappophoroides
JSTOR Plant Science: Schmidtia pappophoroides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Schmidtia pappophoroides
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Schmidtia pappophoroides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Schmidtia pappophoroides
The Plant List (version 1.1): Schmidtia pappophoroides
Tropicos: Schmidtia pappophoroides


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Schmidtia pappophoroides.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104450, retrieved 23 October 2017

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