Saccharum officinarum L.

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Common names: Sugar cane (English)
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Insects associated with this species: Melanitis leda helena (Food plant)
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Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 56.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Pages 70 - 71.

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Flora of Zambia: Saccharum officinarum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Saccharum officinarum
African Plant Database: Saccharum officinarum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Saccharum officinarum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Saccharum officinarum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Saccharum officinarum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Saccharum officinarum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Saccharum officinarum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Saccharum officinarum
iNaturalist: Saccharum officinarum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Saccharum officinarum
JSTOR Plant Science: Saccharum officinarum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Saccharum officinarum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Saccharum officinarum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Saccharum officinarum
Plants of the World Online: Saccharum officinarum
Tropicos: Saccharum officinarum
Wikipedia: Saccharum officinarum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Saccharum officinarum., retrieved 15 August 2022

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