Eragrostis namaquensis Nees
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Eragrostis namaquensis Nees. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000868104. Accessed on: 01 Jun 2020'

Morphology

Tufted annual 15–120 cm. high

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    Spikelets 4–8-flowered, ovate-oblong, 1.3–2.2 mm. long, breaking up from the apex, the rhachilla fragile; glumes narrowly ovate to broadly oblong-elliptic, subequal, 0.4–0.7 mm. long, acute to obtuse; lemmas broadly ovate, 0.7 mm. long, obtuse; anthers 2, 0.2 mm. long.

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    Caryopsis ellipsoid, 0.3–0.5 mm. long.

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    Leaf-blades flat, up to 30 cm. long and 5 mm. wide; ligule membranous, 0.3–0.6 mm. long, truncate, fimbriate.

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    Panicle linear, 4–50 cm. long; branches ascending close to the main axis (rarely, in the Flora area, spreading and the panicle lanceolate to narrowly ovate), typically 3–14 cm. long, bare towards the base, the spikelets shortly pedicelled and appressed to the secondary branchlets.

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    Fig. 60/4, p. 190.

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    Tufted annual; culms 10–150 cm. high, erect.

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    Ecology

    Sandy stream sides.

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