Polypogon schimperianus (Hochst. ex Steud.) Cope

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Synonyms: Agrostis schimperiana Steud.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: schimperianus: although several other persons named Schimper are known in botanical history most species and genera are likely named after Georg Heinrich Wilhelm Schimper (1804-1878) who collected mainly in Ethiopia.
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 338.

Launert, E. (1971). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(1) Page 88. As Agrostis schimperana

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 99. As Agrostis capillaris

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Flora of Malawi: Polypogon schimperianus
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Polypogon schimperianus
African Plant Database: Polypogon schimperianus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Polypogon schimperianus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Polypogon schimperianus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Polypogon schimperianus
Plants of the World Online: Polypogon schimperianus
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Wikipedia: Polypogon schimperianus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Polypogon schimperianus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103810, retrieved 5 March 2021

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