Dactyloctenium giganteum Fisher & Schweick.

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Derivation of specific name: giganteum: huge, gigantic
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 450. (Includes a picture).

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 95. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 134.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 188.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dactyloctenium giganteum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Dactyloctenium giganteum
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West African Plants database: Dactyloctenium giganteum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Dactyloctenium giganteum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105380, retrieved 24 May 2016

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