Andropogon mannii Hook. f.

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Synonyms: Andropogon flabellifer Pilg.
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: mannii: after Gustav Mann (1836-1916), British colonial representative in the Gulf of Guinea, who collected plants in that area.
Habitat: Growing in montane grassland and in shallow soil overlying rocks
Altitude range: 1540 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: tropical West Africa and Sudan, southwards to southern Africa
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
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Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 66 - 67.

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.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 145.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 85.

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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 mannii., retrieved 26 May 2022

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