Elytrophorus spicatus (Willd.) A. Camus

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: spicatus: arranged in a spike.
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 2 - 3. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 136.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 188.

Other sources of information about Elytrophorus spicatus:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Elytrophorus spicatus
Flora of Caprivi: Elytrophorus spicatus
Flora of Mozambique: Elytrophorus spicatus
Flora of Zambia: Elytrophorus spicatus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Elytrophorus spicatus
African Plant Database: Elytrophorus spicatus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Elytrophorus spicatus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Elytrophorus spicatus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Elytrophorus spicatus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Elytrophorus spicatus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Elytrophorus spicatus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Elytrophorus spicatus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Elytrophorus spicatus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Elytrophorus spicatus
Ispot Southern Africa: Elytrophorus spicatus
JSTOR Plant Science: Elytrophorus spicatus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Elytrophorus spicatus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Elytrophorus spicatus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Elytrophorus spicatus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Elytrophorus spicatus
Tropicos: Elytrophorus spicatus

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: Elytrophorus spicatus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103950, retrieved 26 June 2019

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