Fingerhuthia africana Lehm.

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Common names: Trimble grass (English) Vingerhoedgras (Afrikaans)
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: africana: African
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Zimbabwe distribution: S
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 17 - 20. (Includes a picture).

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.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 134 - 135. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 138.

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Flora of Botswana: Fingerhuthia africana
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fingerhuthia africana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Fingerhuthia africana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Fingerhuthia africana
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Fingerhuthia africana
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fingerhuthia africana
JSTOR Plant Science: Fingerhuthia africana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Fingerhuthia africana
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Fingerhuthia africana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fingerhuthia africana
Plants of the World Online: Fingerhuthia africana
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Wikipedia: Fingerhuthia africana

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Fingerhuthia africana., retrieved 27 November 2020

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