Odyssea paucinervis (Nees) Stapf

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Common names: Brack-quecke (English) Brakkweek (Afrikaans) Prickly brack grass (English) Steekriet (Afrikaans)
Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,E,S
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 34 - 35. (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 107.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 154 - 155. (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 Odyssea paucinervis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Odyssea paucinervis
Flora of Zambia: Odyssea paucinervis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Odyssea paucinervis
African Plant Database: Odyssea paucinervis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Odyssea paucinervis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Odyssea paucinervis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Odyssea paucinervis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Odyssea paucinervis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Odyssea paucinervis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Odyssea paucinervis
iNaturalist: Odyssea paucinervis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Odyssea paucinervis
JSTOR Plant Science: Odyssea paucinervis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Odyssea paucinervis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Odyssea paucinervis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Odyssea paucinervis
Plants of the World Online: Odyssea paucinervis
Tropicos: Odyssea paucinervis
Wikipedia: Odyssea paucinervis

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: Odyssea paucinervis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=104550, retrieved 26 November 2020

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