Melinis ambigua Hack.
subsp. longicauda (Mez) Zizka

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Derivation of specific name: ambigua: doubtful, of uncertain relationship
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc,Lk
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 353.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 121 - 123.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 48. As Melinis longicauda

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 106.

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Flora of Malawi: Melinis ambigua subsp. longicauda
Flora of Mozambique: Melinis ambigua subsp. longicauda
Flora of Zimbabwe: Melinis ambigua subsp. longicauda

External websites:

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


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: Melinis ambigua subsp. longicauda.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107340, retrieved 10 December 2019

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