Cenchrus biflorus Roxb.

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Cenchrus biflorus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Cenchrus biflorus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Cenchrus biflorus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Cenchrus biflorus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Cenchrus biflorus

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

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Synonyms:
Common names: Indian sandbur (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: biflorus: 2-flowered
Habitat:
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 30 October 2007
Literature:

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 507. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 132.

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 187.


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African Plant Database: Cenchrus biflorus
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cenchrus biflorus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cenchrus biflorus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cenchrus biflorus
Ispot Southern Africa : Cenchrus biflorus
JSTOR Plant Science: Cenchrus biflorus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cenchrus biflorus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cenchrus biflorus
Tropicos: Cenchrus biflorus
West African Plants database: Cenchrus biflorus


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: Cenchrus biflorus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=107910, retrieved 28 June 2016

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