Bulbostylis pilosa (Willd.) Cherm.

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Bulbostylis pilosa

Photo: Sune Holt
Munavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

Bulbostylis pilosa

Photo: Sune Holt
Munavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

Bulbostylis pilosa

Photo: Sune Holt
Munavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

Bulbostylis pilosa

Photo: Sune Holt
Munavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

Bulbostylis pilosa

Photo: Sune Holt
Munavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique

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Synonyms: Fimbristylis aphyllanthoides Ridl.
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Status: Native
Description:
Densely tufted perennial 20-70 cm tall with a stout creeping rhizome. Inflorescence a terminal head of 3-10 clustered compressed ovoid spikelets.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: pilosa: pilose, with long soft hairs
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Worldwide distribution: Tropical western and eastern Africa.
Mozambique distribution: GI
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Content last updated: Thursday 15 January 2015
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 297.

Hoenselaar, K., Verdcourt, B. & Beentje, H.J. (2010). Cyperaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 79 - 81.

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Flora of Malawi: Bulbostylis pilosa
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bulbostylis pilosa
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bulbostylis pilosa
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Bulbostylis pilosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bulbostylis pilosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Bulbostylis pilosa
Tropicos: Bulbostylis pilosa


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Bulbostylis pilosa.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=111350, retrieved 20 November 2017

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