Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.

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Records of this taxon from Mozambique are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
96536022 Apr 2017BT Wursten
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
Roadside vegetation in disturbed open woodland Along road near Khodzue Gorge Camp 202
0Mozambique1834D2 MS241-18.56787034.8765807
73689015 Nov 2015I Darbyshire
A Banze
I Darbyshire
M Xanthos



Small area of open wet grassland with patch of swamp forest with Uapaca lissopyrena and Syzygium cordatum; drier parts of grassland cut and burnt fairly recently. Thick peaty soil, drying out in some areas.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, between Comeni's compound and Murere River.
0Mozambique1933C3 MS270Erect, usually single-stemmed grass. Spikes white-woolly.-19.96861133.1027787
64892026 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten
By small stream at margin of forest and grassland.Mutandani River Valley, eastern Chimanimani Mts.168
0Mozambique1933C3 MS992-19.81522233.1698167
60067617 Jul 2014S Holt
S Holt
Frequently inundated grassland on alkaline soilCochua, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique0Mozambique2235A3 GI29Common-22.34155335.1675007
58406129 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Cleared areas with bracken and regenerating vegetationAlong footpath from Muwawa to Zomba
0Mozambique1933C3 MS232-19.90462033.2090807
41417211 Dec 2006BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
P Ballings

Grassy clearing in secondary vegetationSchool site Nhancuco, lower slopes Mt Gorongosa0Mozambique1834C1 MS615-18.52031734.0529177
1132230 2001Maputo Elephant Reserve2260Mozambique2632B4 (QDS approximate)M0Listed in SABONET News 7(1), 2001 23-29 Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve.2

Total records found: 7

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Records of: Imperata cylindrica., retrieved 15 June 2021

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