Melinis repens (Willd.) Zizka
subsp. grandiflora (Hochst.) Zizka

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Synonyms: Rhynchelytrum brevipilum (Hack.) Chiov.
Rhynchelytrum grandiflorum Hochst.
Rhynchelytrum villosum (Parl.) Chiov.
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Derivation of specific name: repens: creeping; grandiflora: large flowered
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 25.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 116 - 118.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 478. (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 106.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 140.

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 190.

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Flora of Botswana: Melinis repens subsp. grandiflora
Flora of Caprivi: Melinis repens subsp. grandiflora
Flora of Mozambique: Melinis repens subsp. grandiflora
Flora of Zimbabwe: Melinis repens subsp. grandiflora

External websites:

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


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 repens subsp. grandiflora.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107430, retrieved 19 September 2019

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