Andropogon africanus Franch.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Throughout tropical Africa
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Derivation of specific name: africanus: African
Habitat: Growing at the edges of dambos
Altitude range: 1230 - 1950 m
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Worldwide distribution: Throughout Tropical Africa
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
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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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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 africanus., retrieved 8 February 2023

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