Capillipedium parviflorum (R. Br.) Stapf

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Capillipedium parviflorum

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Haka game reserve

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial grass, up to 1 m but usually smaller. Inflorescence a delicate, loose panicle. Spikelets reddish-purple with long hair-like awns.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: parviflorum: small flowered
Habitat: Widespread in various types of grassland.
Altitude range: 40 - 1400 m
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread throughout the Old World tropics
Mozambique distribution: N,MS
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Literature:

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 42 - 44. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 32.

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 101.

Setshogo, M.P. (2000). Notes on the grass subtribe Sorghinae (Poaceae: Andropogoneae) in the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 17(2) Pages 141 - 142.

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Flora of Malawi: Capillipedium parviflorum
Flora of Zambia: Capillipedium parviflorum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Capillipedium parviflorum

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


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: Capillipedium parviflorum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=108370, retrieved 20 October 2019

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