Ischaemum afrum (J.F. Gmel.) Dandy

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Synonyms: Ischaemum brachyatherum (Hochst.) Fenzl ex Hack.
Ischaemum glaucostachyum Stapf
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Status: Native
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 22.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 51 - 52. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 46. As Isachaemum brachyatherum

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.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 146 - 147. (Includes a picture).

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

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 149.

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Flora of Botswana: Ischaemum afrum
Flora of Malawi: Ischaemum afrum
Flora of Mozambique: Ischaemum afrum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ischaemum afrum

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

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: Ischaemum afrum., retrieved 20 September 2019

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