Andropterum stolzii (Pilg.) C.E. Hubb.

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Synonyms: Andropterum variegatum Stapf
Ischaemum stolzii Pilg.
Sehima variegatum (Stapf) Roberty
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: stolzii: after Adolf Ferdinand Stolz (1871-1917), German missionary, merchant and plant collector in Angola and Malawi, particularly of orchids.
Habitat: Growing in dambos, along streamsides and pond margins and on the edges of riverine forest
Altitude range: 900 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,E
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Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 58 - 60. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 29.

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 99.

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Flora of Malawi: Andropterum stolzii
Flora of Mozambique: Andropterum stolzii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Andropterum stolzii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Andropterum stolzii
African Plant Database: Andropterum stolzii
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Andropterum stolzii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Andropterum stolzii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Andropterum stolzii
JSTOR Plant Science: Andropterum stolzii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Andropterum stolzii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Andropterum stolzii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Andropterum stolzii
Plants of the World Online: Andropterum stolzii
Tropicos: Andropterum stolzii
Wikipedia: Andropterum stolzii

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: Andropterum stolzii., retrieved 26 May 2022

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