Festuca africana (Hack.) Clayton

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Synonyms: Pseudobromus africanus (Hack.) Stapf
Pseudobromus silvaticus K. Schum.
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Derivation of specific name: africana: African
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 348.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 55. As Pseudobromus sylvaticus

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Page 52. As Pseudobromus silvaticus

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 105.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 148.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Festuca africana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103520, retrieved 23 September 2019

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