Andropogon textilis Welw.

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Synonyms: Andropogon roseus Napper
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: textilis: used for weaving
Habitat: Growing in grassland and Brachystegia woodland
Altitude range: 1250 - 1450 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 341.

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Page 75.

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 textilis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Andropogon textilis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Andropogon textilis
African Plant Database: Andropogon textilis
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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 textilis., retrieved 29 September 2023

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