Dactyloctenium giganteum B.S. Fisher & Schweick.

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: giganteum: huge, gigantic
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Flowering time:Nov - May
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Lk,S,W
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Literature:

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 163 - 164. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 450. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 34.

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 102.

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 95. (Includes a picture).

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 78 - 79. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 134.

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: Dactyloctenium giganteum
Flora of Caprivi: Dactyloctenium giganteum
Flora of Malawi: Dactyloctenium giganteum
Flora of Mozambique: Dactyloctenium giganteum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dactyloctenium giganteum

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


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Dactyloctenium giganteum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105380, retrieved 13 November 2019

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