Andropogon distachyos L.

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Synonyms: Andropogon flabellifer sensu Simon non Pilg.
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Growing in damp ground
Altitude range: 1400 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Throughout southern Europe, tropical and southern Africa, Arabia and ?Thailand
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
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Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Page 64. (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 99.

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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 distachyos., retrieved 24 April 2024

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