Cymbopogon caesius (Hook. & Arn.) Stapf
subsp. caesius

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Records of this taxon from all countries 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
95488022 Jan 2006S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1393
C Mannheimer
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Caprivi/Botswana border.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822B2 9872 m high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 2 m high grass, blue-green in colour. Leaves ovate, tapering to a fine point, leaf base cordate. Ligule a membrane. Common, in damp clay soil of omuramba, in full sun.-18.02583022.9675002
93139024 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1428
C Mannheimer
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Omega III to Divundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722C4 10161.2 m high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 1.2 m high, yellow-green grass. Leaves ovate. Ligule a membrane. Inflorescence a terminal raceme. Spikelets clustered. Occasional.-17.97583022.4833305
95440024 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1443
C Mannheimer
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Omega III to Divundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A2 1021grass; Notes: Tall tufted, 2 m high, yellow-green grass. Leaves ovate. Ligule a membrane. Inflorescence a terminal raceme. Spikelets clustered. Occasional.-18.00778022.4219402
93418023 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1417
C Mannheimer
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Kongola Airstrip, in a westerly direction.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C1 998grass; Notes: Tufted, 1 m high grass. Ligule a membrane. Leaf base cordate. Inflorescence a terminal raceme. Common, in full sun, in sandy soil.-17.74972023.1594405
93324021 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1365
C Mannheimer
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: 141 km from Bagani bridge to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 1033grass; Notes: Tufted, 2 m high grass. Leaves blue-green in colour. Ligule a fringed membrane, base cordate. Inflorescence terminal, spikelets clustered. Common, in sandy soil, in full sun in moist depression.-17.87444022.8755605
95378020 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1337
C Mannheimer
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Bagani to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A1 1044grass; Notes: Tufted grass. Leaves linear, blue-green. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescencea spike. Spikelet awns twisted, black.-18.05750022.1025002
1132060 2001Maputo Elephant Reserve2260Mozambique2632B4 (QDS approximate)M0Listed in SABONET News 7(1), 2001 23-29 Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve.2
16707012 May 1990MA Hyde
Open areaMarlborough10Zimbabwe1730D2 TR863374C00
16706006 Jan 1990MA Hyde
In vleiBy Mutley Bend10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR888291C00
94831018 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
330
WIND

Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyanti river.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 930Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted perennial grass, up to 1.75 m high when in flower. Culms basally prostrate, rooting from lower nodes, markedly geniculate to ascending but never entirely erect, sturdy, reed-like, terete straw-coloured with nodes dark brown-banded, smooth and glabrous, unbranched. Leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, 10 - 30 x ca. 1 cm, gradually tapering, expanded but margins revolute, stiff and harsh to the touch, glabrous but for sparse pulverulent indumentum, margins white, minutely prickled, blue-green, base rounded and slightly notched. Ligule a narrow, brown, membranous ridge, glabrous. Leaf base 80 - 120 mm long, not overlapping nor tightly circumculmate, basally imbricate otherwise open, blue-green to purple-tinted at base, persistent, canaliculate, glabrous. Inflorescence a false panicle, up to 12 cm long, narrowly ellipsoid in outline. Racemes spicate, paired, subtended by foliaceous spathe: 1.5 - 2 (2.5) cm long, lanceolate. Peduncle slender, yellow, glabrous. Spikelets paired, not all awned, ellipsoid, somewhat laterally flattened, 5 x 1.5 mm, greenish; awn basally black with paler upper potion, curved, slender, glabrous, relatively inconspicuous although well exerted. Glumes membranous with dense white indumentum especially along margins; pedicles with similar indumentum.-17.78330025.2075005
94494010 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
219
WIND

Caprivi: 2 km north of Bukalo on road to Katima Mulilo - grassy malapo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 0Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1.5 m high when in flower. Culms erect, rigid, reed-like, terete, yellowish with brown-banded nodes, glabrous smooth. Leaf blade expanded, gradually tapering over a length of up to 30 cm, up to 1.5 cm wide canaliculate, dull green, stiff, glabrous, rounded at base to constrict at collar. Ligule a narrow membranous ridge, dark brown, glabrous. Leaf sheath 120 mm long, tightly circumculmate but not overlapping, glabrous. Inflorescence a compound panicle, 15 - 20 cm long. Raceme up to 3 cm long, enclosed in narrowly ovate, membranous sheath. Spikelets narrowly ellipsoid, 3 x 1 mm; glumes greenish, not all awned. Awns long, fine, purple-based. Pollen golden yellow.-17.62500024.6250004
16705019 Jan 1988MA Hyde
In vleiNr Marimba River10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR882282C00
16703022 Jan 1984MA Hyde
Harare Drive10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR930375C00
95123014 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess
11377
JWH Giess
WIND

Caprivi: In omuramba Dikundu at Dikubdu, 19.5 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Graminoid; Notes: Tufted grass up to 1.20 m high. Very common.-18.12500021.3750002
93216001 Jun 1966KL Tinley
KL Tinley
1483
WIND

Caprivi: Western Caprivi: Bwabwata dambo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 06 ft high; Graminoid; Notes: Common on dambo margin amongst Themeda triandra and Hyparrhenia. Up to 6 feet in height.-17.87500022.6250005
93981026 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner
3125
WIND

Caprivi: Katima Mulilo area. ca 25 miles from Katima on road to Linyanti.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 914Graminoid; Notes: Often dominant in tall grassveld. Erect culms, 4 - 5 feet. Altitude: 3000 feet.-17.62500024.3750005
167040 MA Hyde
Dampish low-lying areaBy Prince Edward Street0Zimbabwe1731C3 TR916301C00
283930 Edge of forestChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E00

Total records found: 18



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Records of: Cymbopogon caesius.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=108640, retrieved 18 January 2022

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