Perotis leptopus Pilg.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: leptopus: thin- or slender-stalked or -footed
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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Cope, T.A. (1999). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(2) Pages 252 - 253. (Includes a picture).

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 54.

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 108.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 142.

Other sources of information about Perotis leptopus:

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Flora of Botswana: Perotis leptopus
Flora of Caprivi: Perotis leptopus
Flora of Malawi: Perotis leptopus
Flora of Mozambique: Perotis leptopus
Flora of Zambia: Perotis leptopus

External websites:

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

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: Perotis leptopus., retrieved 22 October 2020

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