Stipagrostis lutescens (Nees) De Winter
  • Kirkia 3: 135 (1963) 


General Description

Shrub, up to 1.5 m tall, rhizomatous; culm branched in lower parts. Leaves cauline, rigid, pungent; ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence an open panicle. Spikelets 12-14 mm long; 1-flowered; lemma 3-awned, all 3 awns or central only plumose, with artic

Habitat

Sandy soils.

Distribution

Central Namib to Sperrgebiet and Richtersveld.

Distribution Map

 
  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Africa Southern Africa Cape Provinces
  • Namibia

  Bibliography

  • 1 Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 2 Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

 Information From

Strelitzia 30
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Strelitzia 30: Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region volume 2: The Extra Cape Flora. Edited by D.A. Snijman (2013)
WCS higher taxonomy
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