Panicum ecklonii Nees

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: ecklonii: after Christian Friedrich Ecklon (1795-1868), a Danish pharmacist, botanist and plant collector, who was one of the early and most productive botanical explorers in South Africa.
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Zimbabwe distribution: 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 357.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 42.

Clayton, W.D. (1989). Poaceae Flora Zambesiaca 10(3) Page 13.

Jackson, G. & Wiehe, P.O. (1958). An Annotated Check List of Nyasaland Grasses The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland Page 52. As Panicum pectinatum

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 107.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 150.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 86.

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Flora of Malawi: Panicum ecklonii
Flora of Mozambique: Panicum ecklonii
Flora of Zambia: Panicum ecklonii

External websites:

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

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: Panicum ecklonii., retrieved 29 October 2020

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