Ctenium somalense (Chiov.) Chiov.

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Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 342. (Includes a picture).

Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 227 - 228. (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 101.

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Flora of Malawi: Ctenium somalense
Flora of Zambia: Ctenium somalense

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ctenium somalense
African Plant Database: Ctenium somalense
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ctenium somalense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ctenium somalense
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ctenium somalense
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ctenium somalense
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ctenium somalense
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ctenium somalense
iNaturalist: Ctenium somalense
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ctenium somalense
JSTOR Plant Science: Ctenium somalense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ctenium somalense
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Ctenium somalense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ctenium somalense
Plants of the World Online: Ctenium somalense
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ctenium somalense
Tropicos: Ctenium somalense
Wikipedia: Ctenium somalense

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: Ctenium somalense.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=105820, retrieved 18 October 2019

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