Oropetium capense Stapf

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: capense: of the Cape
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: S
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 32 - 34. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 141.

Other sources of information about Oropetium capense:

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Flora of Botswana: Oropetium capense
Flora of Mozambique: Oropetium capense

External websites:

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

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: Oropetium capense.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104540, retrieved 22 February 2019

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