Panicum deustum Thunb.

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
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Insects associated with this species: Gnophodes betsimena diversa (Larval foodplant)
Metisella metis paris (Larval foodplant)
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Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Pages 14 - 15.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 141.

Other sources of information about Panicum deustum:

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Flora of Botswana: Panicum deustum
Flora of Mozambique: Panicum deustum
Flora of Zambia: Panicum deustum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Panicum deustum
African Plant Database: Panicum deustum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Panicum deustum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Panicum deustum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Panicum deustum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Panicum deustum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Panicum deustum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Panicum deustum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Panicum deustum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Panicum deustum
Ispot Southern Africa: Panicum deustum
JSTOR Plant Science: Panicum deustum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Panicum deustum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Panicum deustum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Panicum deustum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Panicum deustum
Tropicos: Panicum deustum

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: Panicum deustum., retrieved 23 July 2019

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