African Plant Database

Fimbristylis mozambicensis Gand.
Information on the genus : Fimbristylis
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual unbranched herb finely puberulous with long silvery hairs below; leaves filiform, ± equalling length of culms; inflorescence umbellate of rusty brown spikelets; glumes oblong, keeled.
Ecology : Said to be distinguished from (“F. hispidula Kunth” =) Bulbostylis hispidula (Vahl) R. W. Haines which is characterised by rarely spreading pubescence, spikelets half as long and glumes scarcely keeled; herb c. 30 cm tall, glaucous, with basal leaf sheath
  Described from Mozambique
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Record n°38950 modified 2019-06-26
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