Sporobolus ioclados (Trin.) Nees

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Synonyms: Sporobolus kentrophyllus (K. Schum.) Clayton
Sporobolus marginatus A. Rich.
Sporobolus rangei Pilg.
Vilfa ioclados Trin.
Common names: Pan dropseed (English) Pan fynsaadgras (Afrikaans)
Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 52.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 34.

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 174 - 177.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 486. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 61. As Sporobolus marginatus

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 110.

Roodt, V. (2015). Grasses & Grazers of Botswana and the surrounding savanna Struik Nature, South Africa Pages 194 - 195. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 145.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 192.

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Flora of Botswana: Sporobolus ioclados
Flora of Caprivi: Sporobolus ioclados
Flora of Malawi: Sporobolus ioclados
Flora of Mozambique: Sporobolus ioclados
Flora of Zambia: Sporobolus ioclados

External websites:

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

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: Sporobolus ioclados.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105480, retrieved 28 November 2020

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