Sacciolepis indica (L.) Chase

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Synonyms: Sacciolepis gracilis Stent & J.M. Rattray
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: indica: of India
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S,W
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 44.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 23.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 57. As Sacciolepis gracilis

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 57.

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 109.

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Flora of Malawi: Sacciolepis indica
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sacciolepis indica
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sacciolepis indica
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Sacciolepis indica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sacciolepis indica
Plants of the World Online: Sacciolepis indica
Tropicos: Sacciolepis indica
Wikipedia: Sacciolepis indica

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: Sacciolepis indica., retrieved 28 November 2020

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