Sacciolepis interrupta (Willd.) Stapf

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Synonyms: Panicum interruptum Willd.
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Status: Native
Like S. africana. africana, but spikelets 3.8–5 mm. long and acute to acuminate.
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Habitat: In water up to 1 m. deep.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, India to SE. Asia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,S,W
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 43.

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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 143.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Sacciolepis interrupta., retrieved 26 June 2022

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