Sorghum arundinaceum (Desv.) Stapf

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Sorghum arundinaceum

Photo: Petra Ballings
Hillside Dams, Bulawayo

Sorghum arundinaceum

Photo: Petra Ballings
Hillside Dams, Bulawayo

Sorghum arundinaceum

Photo: Petra Ballings
Hillside Dams, Bulawayo

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Synonyms: Andropogon sorghum (L.) Brot.
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench subsp. arundinaceum (Desv.) deWet & Harlan
Sorghum verticilliflorum (Steud.) Stapf
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Insects associated with this species: Gnophodes betsimena diversa (Larval foodplant)
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Cope, T.A. (2002). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(4) Pages 23 - 25. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 145.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sorghum arundinaceum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Sorghum arundinaceum
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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: Sorghum arundinaceum., retrieved 3 December 2016

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