Elytrophorus spicatus (Willd.) A. Camus

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: spicatus: arranged in a spike.
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 2 - 3. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 103.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 136.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 188.

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Flora of Botswana: Elytrophorus spicatus
Flora of Caprivi: Elytrophorus spicatus
Flora of Mozambique: Elytrophorus spicatus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Elytrophorus spicatus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Elytrophorus spicatus
African Plant Database: Elytrophorus spicatus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Elytrophorus spicatus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Elytrophorus spicatus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Elytrophorus spicatus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Elytrophorus spicatus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Elytrophorus spicatus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Elytrophorus spicatus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Elytrophorus spicatus
JSTOR Plant Science: Elytrophorus spicatus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Elytrophorus spicatus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Elytrophorus spicatus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Elytrophorus spicatus
Plants of the World Online: Elytrophorus spicatus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Elytrophorus spicatus
Tropicos: Elytrophorus spicatus
Wikipedia: Elytrophorus spicatus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Elytrophorus spicatus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103950, retrieved 8 August 2020

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