Leptochloa chinensis (L.) Nees

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Leptochloa chinensis

Lui River
Nov 2010
Photo: K.J. Murphy

Leptochloa chinensis

Lui River
Nov 2010
Photo: K.J. Murphy

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Notes: Safrass project: Probability of occurrence in Zambia: MOD
Derivation of specific name: chinensis: of China
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W
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Content last updated: Thursday 11 May 2017

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 28.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 140.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Leptochloa chinensis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Leptochloa chinensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Leptochloa chinensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Leptochloa chinensis
Tropicos: Leptochloa chinensis

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Leptochloa chinensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104490, retrieved 26 February 2018

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