Lolium × boucheanum Kunth

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Synonyms: Lolium × hybridum Hausskn.
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Notes: This is Lolium perenne × multiflorum. It arises spontaneously and is also a commonly cultivated (in Europe) rye-grass. There is one record of this taxon in Maroyi's Checklist of Introduced Plant Species in Zimbabwe in Kirkia 18(2). He says "Annual, naturalized as a weed in waste places and arable land. Zim C; Sheppard 7".
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Worldwide distribution: Native to the E Himalaya; cultivated and naturalised elsewhere.
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Maroyi, A. (2006). Preliminary checklist of introduced and naturalized plants in Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(2) Page 190.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lolium × boucheanum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lolium × boucheanum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lolium × boucheanum
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Lolium × boucheanum., retrieved 12 April 2024

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