Perotis vaginata Hack.

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Derivation of specific name: vaginata, vaginate, sheathed, possessing a sheath, referring to the leaves.
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): C,S,W
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 251 - 253. (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 108.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 142.

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Flora of Botswana: Perotis vaginata
Flora of Caprivi: Perotis vaginata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Perotis vaginata

External websites:

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

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: Perotis vaginata., retrieved 2 April 2020

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