Andropogon fastigiatus Sw.

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Synonyms: Diectomis fastigiata (Sw.) Kunth
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Rocky outcrops, woodland and seasonally damp grassland
Altitude range: 550 - 2085 m
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Worldwide distribution: Pantropical
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 4.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Page 74.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 35. As Diectomis fastigiata

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 130.

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Wikipedia: Andropogon fastigiatus

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: Andropogon fastigiatus., retrieved 3 October 2023

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