University of Florida Herbarium
Catalog #: 108086
Occurrence ID (GUID): dc15141c-4028-48f1-b288-dcc291091fa3
Taxon: Hemarthria altissima (Poir.) Stapf & C.E.Hubb.
Family: Poaceae
Collector: G. Killinger      
Date: 1970-07-28
Verbatim Date: 28 July 1970
Locality: United States, Florida, Alachua, United States: Florida: Alachua County. Plants 2 m. tall; cultivated in dry soil, tobacco research unit, Gainesville. Limpo Grass (from Limpopo River Valley). P.I. # 299,995. Introduced in 1964 by Jack Oakes. Tetraploid. Plant does better in moist soil. Frost resistant. Grown for cattle feed and speculatively as a tea substitute.-G.K.
Reproductive Condition: fruiting
Preparations: Preserved herbarium specimens
Notes: cultivated
Disposition: FLASCAT
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Rights Holder: University of Florida
Record Id: d38d34d6-cc20-4c4a-8be0-98624b70de45
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Kent D. Perkins, Collection Manager (kperkins@flmnh.ufl.edu)
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