Andropogon brazzae Franch.

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Growing in flood plains, along river banks and in sandy loams
Altitude range: 900 - 1370 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Dem.Rep.Congo, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W
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Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Page 67.

Klaassen Esmerialda, E.S. & Craven P. (2003). Checklist of grasses in Namibia SABONET Report No. 20 Page 8.

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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 129.

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Flora of Botswana: Andropogon brazzae
Flora of Caprivi: Andropogon brazzae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Andropogon brazzae

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Andropogon brazzae
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Andropogon brazzae., retrieved 4 March 2024

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