Cenchrus polystachios (L.) Morrone
subsp. atrichus (Stapf & C.E. Hubb.) Morrone

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Synonyms: Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult. subsp. atrichum (Stapf & C.E. Hubb.) Brunken
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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,Lk,W
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 181 - 182.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 53. As Pennisetum atrichum

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. As Pennisetum polystachion subsp atrichum

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Flora of Malawi: Cenchrus polystachios subsp. atrichus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cenchrus polystachios subsp. atrichus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cenchrus polystachios
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cenchrus polystachios
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cenchrus polystachios
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Wikipedia: Cenchrus polystachios

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Cenchrus polystachios subsp. atrichus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107850, retrieved 29 September 2023

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