Acrachne racemosa (B. Heyne ex Roem. & Schult.) Ohwi

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Acrachne racemosa

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli

Acrachne racemosa

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli

Acrachne racemosa

Photo: Petra Ballings
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli

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Synonyms: Acrachne verticillata (Roxb.) Chiov.
Eleusine vetricillata Roxb.
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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E,S
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Images last updated: Saturday 23 November 2013

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 2.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 159 - 160. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 37. As Eleusine verticillata

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 129.

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Flora of Botswana: Acrachne racemosa
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Flora of Zambia: Acrachne racemosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acrachne racemosa
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Acrachne racemosa
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Acrachne racemosa
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Acrachne racemosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acrachne racemosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Acrachne racemosa
Tropicos: Acrachne racemosa

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: Acrachne racemosa., retrieved 21 July 2019

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