Alloteropsis semialata (R. Br.) Hitchc.
subsp. eckloniana (Nees) Gibbs Russ.

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Synonyms: Alloteropsis semialata (R. Br.) Hitchc. var. eckloniana (Nees) C.E. Hubb.
Bluffia eckloniana Nees
Paspalum semialatum R. Br. var. ecklonii (Stapf) Eyles
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Status: Native
As for subsp. semialata but the leaf lamina is broad and flat, narrowing abruptly at the apex, the ribs of the basal sheaths are slender and the spikelets are densely packed on the racemes.
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Habitat: Upland grassland
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 338. (Includes a picture).

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 60 - 61.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 28. As Alloteropsis semialata ecklonii

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 99.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 85. As Alloteropsis semialata ecklonii

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Flora of Malawi: Alloteropsis semialata subsp. eckloniana
Flora of Zambia: Alloteropsis semialata subsp. eckloniana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Alloteropsis semialata subsp. eckloniana

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Alloteropsis semialata
African Plant Database: Alloteropsis semialata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Alloteropsis semialata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Alloteropsis semialata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Alloteropsis semialata
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iNaturalist: Alloteropsis semialata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Alloteropsis semialata
JSTOR Plant Science: Alloteropsis semialata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Alloteropsis semialata
Plants of the World Online: Alloteropsis semialata
Tropicos: Alloteropsis semialata
Wikipedia: Alloteropsis semialata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Alloteropsis semialata subsp. eckloniana., retrieved 6 June 2023

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