Panicum dregeanum Nees

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Panicum dregeanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park, Cleveland Dam

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Synonyms:
Common names: Plum panicum (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Densely tufted perennial grass, 50 - 130 cm. Leaves mostly basal with sheaths pubescent near the base. Inflorescence much-branched. Spikelets numerous, purple.
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Flowering time:Dec - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Throughout tropical Africa
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Literature:

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 22 - 23. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 50.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 141.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 86.

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Flora of Botswana: Panicum dregeanum
Flora of Malawi: Panicum dregeanum
Flora of Zambia: Panicum dregeanum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Panicum dregeanum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Panicum dregeanum
African Plant Database: Panicum dregeanum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Panicum dregeanum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Panicum dregeanum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Panicum dregeanum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Panicum dregeanum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Panicum dregeanum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Panicum dregeanum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Panicum dregeanum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Panicum dregeanum
JSTOR Plant Science: Panicum dregeanum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Panicum dregeanum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Panicum dregeanum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Panicum dregeanum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Panicum dregeanum
Tropicos: Panicum dregeanum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Panicum dregeanum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=106180, retrieved 19 July 2019

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