Leptochloa chinensis (L.) Nees

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Leptochloa chinensis

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Leptochloa chinensis

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Derivation of specific name: chinensis: of China
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Page 28.

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 106.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 140.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Leptochloa chinensis
African Plant Database: Leptochloa chinensis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Leptochloa chinensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Leptochloa chinensis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Leptochloa chinensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Leptochloa chinensis
Plants of the World Online: Leptochloa chinensis
Tropicos: Leptochloa chinensis
Wikipedia: Leptochloa chinensis

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Leptochloa chinensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104490, retrieved 27 November 2020

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