Trachypogon spicatus (L.f.) Kuntze

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Synonyms: Trachypogon polymorphus Hack.
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Derivation of specific name: spicatus: arranged in a spike; spicate
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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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. (Includes a picture).

Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 19 - 21. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 463. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 146.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Trachypogon spicatus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Trachypogon spicatus
Tropicos: Trachypogon spicatus
West African Plants database: Trachypogon spicatus

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: Trachypogon spicatus., retrieved 28 July 2016

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