Trichopteryx elegantula (Hook. f.) Stapf

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Synonyms: Arundinella elegantula Hook. f.
Trichopteryx delicatissima Phipps
Trichopteryx elegantula (Hook. f.) Stapf var. katangensis Chippindal
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Status: Native
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Notes: See Trichopteryx stolziana for comparison.
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Altitude range: 1200 - 2300 m
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Worldwide distribution: From Sierra Leone to DRC, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): 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 365.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 214.

Phipps, J.B. (1964). Studies in the Arundinelleae (Graminae), I. Classification of the taxa occurring in Bechuanaland, The Rhodesias and Nyasaland, and Moçambique Kirkia 4 Page 119. as Trichopteryx elegantissima

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 137.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Trichopteryx elegantula
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Trichopteryx elegantula., retrieved 22 October 2021

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