Perotis leptopus Pilg.

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

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


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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Perotis leptopus
African Plant Database: Perotis leptopus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): 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
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Perotis leptopus
Ispot Southern Africa: 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
The Plant List (version 1.1): Perotis leptopus
Tropicos: Perotis leptopus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Perotis leptopus., retrieved 23 February 2018

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