Tribolium hispidum (Thunb.) Desv.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Cape Prov.

[GB]
Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose. Culms erect; 10-40 cm long. Leaves mostly basal. Leaf-sheath oral hairs bearded. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaf-blades convolute; 3-10 cm long; 1-3 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface glabrous, or pilose; hairy abaxially; with tubercle-based hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle spiciform; oblong, or ovate; continuous, or interrupted; 1-7 cm long. Panicle branches terete. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets sessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 3-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 2-3 fertile florets; with diminished florets at the apex. Spikelets oblong; laterally compressed; 3-4 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets, or reaching apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume ovate; 1 length of upper glume; herbaceous; 1-keeled; 5 -veined. Lower glume surface pilose; with tubercle-based hairs. Lower glume apex acuminate. Upper glume ovate; 1.2 length of adjacent fertile lemma; herbaceous; 1-keeled; 5 -veined. Upper glume surface pilose; with tubercle-based hairs. Upper glume apex acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma ovate; 2.5-3 mm long; chartaceous; without keel; 7 -veined. Lemma surface glabrous. Lemma margins ciliate; hairy below. Lemma apex obtuse. Palea 2 -veined. Palea keels scaberulous. Apical sterile florets resembling fertile though underdeveloped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with tardily free pericarp.
Distribution
Africa: south.
Reference
Arundineae. WDC.

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Tribolium hispidum (Thunb.) Desv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1995 MacOwan, P. [1279], South Africa K000309758 No
Jan 1, 1995 s.coll. [1770], South Africa K000309763 No
Jan 1, 1995 MacGillivray, J. [234], South Africa K000309761 No
Jan 1, 1995 MacOwan [250], South Africa K000309765 No
Jan 1, 1995 Burchell [118], South Africa K000309759 No
Jan 1, 1995 MacGillivray, J. [403], South Africa K000309762 No
Jan 1, 1995 MacOwan, P. [956], South Africa K000309764 No
Jan 1, 1995 MacOwan, P. [773], South Africa K000309760 No
Jan 1, 1995 C.B.S [282], South Africa K000309766 No
Jan 1, 1995 Alexander, R.C. [s.n.], South Africa K000309757 No
Jan 1, 1994 Dod, W. [1820], South Africa K000309775 No
Jan 1, 1994 Davidse, G. [33943], South Africa K000309745 No
Jan 1, 1987 Stephens, E.L. [7336], South Africa K000309695 No
Jan 1, 1987 Stephens, E.L. [7144], South Africa K000309697 No
Ecklon, U.J. [956], South Africa K000367264 Yes
Zeyher [s.n.], South Africa K000367265 Yes
Harvey [146], South Africa K000367267 Yes
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000367268 Yes
Woolley Dod [1881], South Africa K000367270 Yes
Burchell [4082], South Africa K000367271 Yes
Bolus, H. [2698], South Africa K000367272 Yes
Zeyher [s.n.], South Africa K000367273 Yes
Stirton, C.H. [10184], South Africa K000309725 No
Van der Merwe, P. [1599], South Africa K000309727 No
vanRensburg, W.L.J. [560], South Africa K000309728 No
vanRensburg, W.L.J. [561], South Africa K000309729 No
Tyson, W. [15133], South Africa K000309731 No
Pearson, H.H.W. [4912], South Africa K000309734 No
Pearson, H.H.W. [7146], South Africa K000309737 No
Hutchinson, J. [1365], South Africa K000309738 No
Bolus, F. [14839], South Africa K000309739 No
Scott, L.B. [1], South Africa K000309740 No
Rogers, F.A. [29838], South Africa K000309743 No
VanBreda [4159], South Africa K000309748 No
van der Merwe, C.V. [1135], South Africa K000309750 No
Acocks, J.P.H. [15213], South Africa K000309768 No
Acocks, J.P.H. [16280], South Africa K000309769 No
Brynard, A.M. [163], South Africa K000309770 No
Bohnen, P. [4512], South Africa K000309773 No
Goldblatt, P. [6528], South Africa K000309776 No
Crook, A.O. [2263], South Africa K000309777 No
Dahlstrand, K.A. [3168], South Africa K000309778 No
McCallum-Webster, M. [10], South Africa K000309782 No
Fourcade, H.G. [2870], South Africa K000309783 No
C.B.S. [256], South Africa K000309786 No
Kuntze, O. [s.n.], South Africa K000309787 No
Goldblatt, P. [3209], South Africa K000309795 No
Galpin, N.L. [155], South Africa K000309802 No
Burchell [6318], South Africa K000309806 No
s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000309807 No
Beyher, E. [171], South Africa K000309810 No
Conspei [s.n.] K000309812 No
s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000309813 No
s.coll. [s.n.], South Africa K000309814 No
s.coll. [101], South Africa K000309774 No
Archibald, E.E.A. [3913], South Africa K000309767 No
Schlechter, R. [1705], South Africa K000309741 No
Cleghorn, W.B. [3123], South Africa K000309797 No
Boucher, C. [755], South Africa K000309772 No
Lotte, L. [9], South Africa K000309780 No
Stephens, E.L. [7340], South Africa K000309736 No
DeWinter [9020], South Africa K000309800 No
Parker, R.N. [3606], South Africa K000309789 No
Rogers, F.A. [15], South Africa K000309755 No
Ellis, R.P. [2969], South Africa K000309798 No
Parker, R.N. [3541], South Africa K000309790 No
C.B.S. [s.n.], South Africa K000309784 No
MacOwan, P. [s.n.], South Africa K000367266 Yes
Pearson, H.H.W. [5800], South Africa K000309735 No
Rodin, R.J. [2191], South Africa K000309756 No
Pearson, H.H.W. [3181], South Africa K000309730 No
Merew, C.V.v.d. [1209], South Africa K000309726 No
Miller, D.B. [702], South Africa K000309771 No
Taylor, H.C. [7941], South Africa K000309746 No
Burchell [4082], South Africa K000367269 Yes
Hilliard, O.M. [14563], South Africa K000309793 No
Phillipson, P.B. [1135], South Africa K000309811 No
Taylor, H.C. [4174], South Africa K000309752 No
Pearson, H.H.W. [s.n.], South Africa K000309733 No
Sandwith, C. [175], South Africa K000309742 No
Moffett, R.O. [419], South Africa K000309799 No
s.coll. [110], South Africa K000309808 No
Pretorius, W.A.J. [520], South Africa K000309744 No
Taylor, H.C. [8981], South Africa K000309747 No
Zeyher [1591], South Africa K000309805 No
Galpin, N.L. [145], South Africa K000309803 No
Sandwith, C. [104], South Africa K000309754 No
Fourcade, H.G. [1670], South Africa K000309785 No
Dod, W. [1970], South Africa K000309804 No
Taylor, H.C. [3153], South Africa K000309751 No
Downing [411], South Africa K000309801 No
Taylor, H.C. [6558], South Africa K000309753 No
Acocks, J.P.H. [17446], South Africa K000309781 No
Pearson, H.H.W. [3315], South Africa K000309732 No
Goldblatt, P. [6695], South Africa K000309792 No
Page, M.M. [15038], South Africa K000309788 No
Crook, A.O. [2301], South Africa K000309794 No
van der Merwe, C. [2432], South Africa K000309749 No
Liebenberg, L.C.C. [6766], South Africa K000309779 No
Paterson, F. [258], South Africa K000309791 No
Cleghorn, W.B. [2022], South Africa K000309796 No
Dod, W. [3573], South Africa K000309815 No

First published in Mém. Soc. Agric. Angers 1: 168 (1831)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

  • GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0