Andropogon ligulatus (Stapf) Clayton

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Synonyms: Andropogon laxatus sensu Stent & Rattray, non Stapf.
Andropogon laxatus var. ligulatus Stapf
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Growing in wet places in dambos and bogs
Altitude range: 1200 - 1550 m
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp
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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 63.

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: Andropogon ligulatus
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Andropogon ligulatus
African Plant Database: Andropogon ligulatus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Andropogon ligulatus
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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: Andropogon ligulatus., retrieved 23 May 2022

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